Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
79°F
Dew Point
62°F
Humidity
56%
Wind
WSW at 17 mph
Barometer
29.76 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:21 a.m.
Sunset
08:26 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 70 to 76 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 13 and 18 miles per hour from the southwest.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
76°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
77°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
80°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
77°F / 44°F
Light Rain
Saturday
55°F / 40°F
Cloudy
Sunday
52°F / 42°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 61 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 18 miles per hour from the southwest. 0.29 inches of rain are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 73 to 64 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 64 to 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 59 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 25 miles per hour from the southwest. 0.29 inches of rain are expected.

High hay prices

overwhelm horse owners

Sept. 27, 2012 | 0 comments

The skyrocketing price of hay has left some Illinois horse owners overwhelmed.

A spokesman for the Illinois Horse Rescue of Will County says he's been inundated with calls from people to give up their animals because they can't afford to feed them.

The Children's Farm in Palos Park says they get calls every day from people who want to donate their horse.

The SouthtownStar reports that the cost of a single bale of hay is already much higher than last year.

The newspaper's check online showed up to $9 this year compared with $3 average for last year.

The trend is echoing nationwide. Farmers and ranchers are having a tough time growing hay because of the widespread drought.

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