Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:05 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
46°F
Dew Point
45°F
Humidity
93%
Wind
SSE at 6 mph
Barometer
30.09 in. F
Visibility
1.50 mi.
Sunrise
07:21 a.m.
Sunset
06:00 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 48 to 58 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
58°F / 44°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
63°F / 46°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
62°F / 36°F
Sunny
Sunday
55°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Monday
64°F / 45°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
57°F / 36°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
41°F / 29°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:05 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 58 to a low of 44 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 10 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will remain steady at 51 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the southwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 49 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 63 to a low of 46 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 9 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

MPCA advises farmers

on manure management

April 4, 2013 | 0 comments

A winter of heavy snowfall and freezing rain is giving way to warming temperatures, rapid melting and a potential for flooding.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says that poses challenges for manure management among the more than 25,000 livestock farms across the state. Farmers who spread solid manure on fields over the winter must ensure that it doesn't run off into ditches, streams and other waters.

The agency says manure-contaminated runoff not only threatens water quality, it reduces the value of manure as a crop nutrient.

If possible, the MPCA says, farmers should refrain from spreading manure during periods of rapid melt. Minnesota rules require a 300-foot setback from surface waters and open tile intakes for all manure spread onto frozen or snow-covered soil.

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