Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
42°F
Dew Point
39°F
Humidity
89%
Wind
E at 9 mph
Barometer
29.94 in. F
Visibility
8.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:59 a.m.
Sunset
07:51 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 36 to 50 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the east. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
57°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Friday
56°F / 30°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
53°F / 32°F
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday
42°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Monday
44°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
38°F / 31°F
Light Rain/Snow
Wednesday
37°F / 32°F
Snow
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 36 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 23 miles per hour from the eastsoutheast. 1.23 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 51 to 57 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 17 and 23 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 52 to 46 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 10 and 15 miles per hour from the east. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 46 to 43 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 17 miles per hour from the southeast. Expect rain amounts between a quarter and half of an inch.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 56 to a low of 30 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 24 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

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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