Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
67°F
Dew Point
59°F
Humidity
76%
Wind
CM at 0 mph
Barometer
29.99 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:43 a.m.
Sunset
08:22 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 81 to 63 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 2 and 10 miles per hour from the west. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
81°F / 59°F
Clear
Friday
81°F / 57°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
79°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
81°F / 60°F
Light Rain
Monday
79°F / 62°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
75°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
70°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 81 to a low of 59 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 1 and 10 miles per hour from the westsouthwest. 0.14 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 63 to 59 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 1 and 6 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 81 to a low of 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 5 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.

USDA awards $25 million

for Iowa biodiesel plant

Feb. 2, 2012 | 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $25 million to an eastern Iowa plant that will turn garbage into fuel.

The plant is being built by Maryland-based Fiberight LLC, which will work with a local landfill to obtain municipal trash that will be turned into cellulosic ethanol.

The 55,000-square foot plant near Blairsburg is expected to produce six million gallons of ethanol when it becomes operational in 2013.

The plant is expected to employ 55 people.

Fiberight is investing $20 million in the plant. The company also received $2.5 million from the state.

Officials with the Renewable Fuels Association says the plant will be among the first in the nation to produce cellulosic ethanol, which is made from biomass such as garbage, corn stalks or switchgrass, on a commercial scale.

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