Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:30 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
66°F
Dew Point
66°F
Humidity
100%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
29.93 in. F
Visibility
2.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:07 a.m.
Sunset
07:52 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 62 to 79 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the southeast.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
84°F / 62°F
Light Rain
Friday
87°F / 69°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
81°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Sunday
89°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Monday
85°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
87°F / 69°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
78°F / 53°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:30 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 84 to a low of 62 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 16 miles per hour from the southeast. 1.16 inches of rain are expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 84 to 76 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. Expect rain amounts between 1 and 2 inches.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 76 to 68 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 16 miles per hour from the southeast.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 68 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 87 to a low of 69 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 11 miles per hour from the northwest. 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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