Wautoma, WI
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0:56 AM CDT
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Temperature
42°F
Dew Point
33°F
Humidity
70%
Wind
NW at 15 mph
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10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:44 a.m.
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Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 41 to 35 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Sunday
41°F / 32°F
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Partly Cloudy
Saturday
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Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 41 to a low of 32 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 11 and 16 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 34 to 32 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 12 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 33 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 14 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.

Regulators pull plug on

Minnesota wind farm proposal

July 4, 2013 | 0 comments

State regulators have pulled the plug on a wind farm proposed for southeastern Minnesota that's drawn opposition because of the danger it could pose to eagles and bats.

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Thursday, June 20, not to extend the company's legal authority to build the wind farm in Goodhue County.

The developer, New Era, had sought to build a 78-megawatt wind farm near Zumbrota. But opponents raised concerns about the impact on birds and bats that might run into turbine blades.

New Era's attorney, Todd Guerrero, tells the Star Tribune the developer could try to revive the $180 million project after resolving legal issues with Xcel Energy Inc.

Guerrero says the PUC's action "doesn't necessarily kill the project, but it doesn't help."

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