Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
80°F
Dew Point
63°F
Humidity
56%
Wind
WSW at 6 mph
Barometer
29.86 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:06 a.m.
Sunset
07:53 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 76 to 80 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
80°F / 65°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
82°F / 65°F
Thunderstorms
Friday
84°F / 67°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
78°F / 67°F
Light Rain
Sunday
87°F / 69°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
84°F / 69°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
84°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 65 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 9 miles per hour from the east. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 78 to 67 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 9 miles per hour from the east.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 67 to 65 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 8 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 65 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 18 miles per hour from the northeast. 5.16 inches of rain are expected.

2,500 fish die when manure spills into Iowa creek

Nov. 3, 2011 | 0 comments

State environmental officials estimate about 2,500 fish were killed when manure spilled into a creek in northeast Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 2,000 to 5,000 gallons of manure leaked Tuesday morning (Oct. 25) from a farm in rural New Vienna. It's unclear how much made it into Bear Creek but the spill contaminated about nine-tenths of a mile of the creek. About 2,500 fish in nine species were killed.

Officials say farmer Dan Goedken accidentally left the valve of a transfer pump open, causing the spill. When Goedken discovered the mistake, he shut off the valve, built a retention dike to minimize the flow to the creek and contacted the agency.

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