Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
72°F
Dew Point
34°F
Humidity
25%
Wind
S at 16 mph
Barometer
29.80 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:39 a.m.
Sunset
07:23 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 56 to 68 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 15 and 20 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
68°F / 50°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
66°F / 32°F
Partly Cloudy
Friday
43°F / 28°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
50°F / 28°F
Light Rain/Snow
Sunday
46°F / 31°F
Cloudy
Monday
57°F / 44°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
59°F / 26°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 68 to a low of 50 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 20 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 65 to 55 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 14 and 18 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 55 to 50 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 18 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 32 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 16 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Nonprofit farms get creative

as drought lingers

July 19, 2012 | 0 comments

A worsening drought that's parched most of Indiana is forcing not-for-profit farms and community gardens to get creative as they try to save their crops.

Workers have created impromptu irrigation systems as excessive heat and the longest dry spell in more than a century in Indianapolis have wilted leaves and cut yields.

Some of the crops raised go to food rescue organizations like Second Helpings.

Others are sold to pay for outreach programs.

Farm foreman Joseph Monroe says the Harvestland Farm west of Anderson tapped a pond on its property for irrigation but drained it by the end of June.

The farm run by mental health group Aspire Indiana has had to replant.

Second Helpings spokesman Ben Shine says a week of good rain could improve the situation quickly.

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