Wautoma, WI
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0:56 AM CST
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Temperature
5°F
Dew Point
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Humidity
83%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
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10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:17 a.m.
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Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 12 to 19 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 6 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
22°F / 12°F
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Light Snow
Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Light Snow
Thursday
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Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 22 to a low of 12 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 11 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 22 to 18 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 18 to 21 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 9 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 20 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 30 to a low of 9 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 18 miles per hour from the northeast. 1.60 inches of snow are expected.

Marion sheep farmer sees delivery of quintuplets

Feb. 16, 2012 | 0 comments

A lamb in eastern Iowa has given birth to quintuplets.

Farmer Bret Blackford, who farms near Marion, says one of his ewes had grown to the size of a 55-gallon oil barrel, so he knew something big was going to happen.

Saturday afternoon (Feb. 11) she began delivering and within 20 minutes five were born. One died about 30 minutes later. The others survived on bottle-feeding.

Michigan State University sheep expert Alan Culham has placed the odds of a Suffolk-mix breed having quintuplets at about one in 10,000 or higher. Blackford's ewe is a Dorset-Suffolk cross.

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