Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
44°F
Dew Point
43°F
Humidity
97%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
30.22 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:45 a.m.
Sunset
06:53 p.m.
Overnight Forecast (Midnight-7:00am)
Temperatures will range from 49 to 52 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
52°F / 49°F
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Tuesday
73°F / 49°F
Sunny
Wednesday
71°F / 49°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
73°F / 49°F
Sunny
Friday
74°F / 54°F
Sunny
Saturday
75°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
75°F / 51°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 52 to a low of 49 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 8 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
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Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 49 to 52 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 73 to a low of 49 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 3 and 7 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.

Farmers delay harvests

to protect blackbirds

Aug. 2, 2012 | 0 comments

California farmers have delayed harvests to protect flocks of rare tricolored blackbirds nesting in their fields.

Four San Joaquin Valley dairy farmers this year held off harvests to protect more than 20 percent of the tricolored blackbird's global population.

There are 260,000 tricolored blackbirds left worldwide.

The federal government has spent $100,000 to help farmers replace the feed.

Rather than environmental lawsuits, it was a voluntary collaboration that saved the birds and kept dairy farms in business.

When farmers spot a breeding colony, they can notify the Natural Resources Conservation Service, which has biologists to track the birds.

The agency also provides financial assistance so farmers can delay the harvest.

The birds are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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