Wautoma, WI
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0:56 AM CDT
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Temperature
60°F
Dew Point
34°F
Humidity
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Wind
ENE at 13 mph
Barometer
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Sunrise
06:09 a.m.
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Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 60 to 57 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 17 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Thursday
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Detailed Short Term Forecast
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Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 60 to a low of 42 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 18 miles per hour from the eastnortheast. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 54 to 43 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 11 and 15 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 43 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 12 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 65 to a low of 43 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 19 miles per hour from the east. 0.74 inches of rain are expected.

Residents sue corn plant

April 26, 2012 | 0 comments

A lawsuit filed by a group of Muscatine residents says a plant that produces corn-based products emits so much pollution that it jeopardizes their health and hurts their property values.

The lawsuit filed in district court is seeking class-action status on behalf of roughly 17,000 residents who live within three miles of the Grain Processing Corp. plant.

The lawsuit alleges the plant has been designated a "high priority violator" of the Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and helped make Muscatine schools some of the most polluted in the nation.

The plant makes products such as alcohol, corn starches and corn oil for a variety of applications and is one of the city's largest employers.

The company did not immediately return a phone message.

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