Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
78°F
Dew Point
71°F
Humidity
79%
Wind
SSE at 7 mph
Barometer
29.78 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:16 a.m.
Sunset
07:38 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 80 to 70 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 16 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
80°F / 68°F
Thunderstorms
Saturday
77°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
79°F / 60°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
76°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
76°F / 56°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
81°F / 58°F
Light Rain
Thursday
77°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 68 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 16 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. 1.24 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 69 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 10 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts between three quarters and one inch are expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour from the northwest. 0.30 inches of rain are expected.

USDA expects Iowa corn yield

to exceed 2010 figure

Nov. 17, 2011 | 0 comments

The latest federal crop forecast says Iowa's average corn yield is expected to rise to 171 bushels this year, compared with 165 bushels an acre in 2010.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast is based on Nov. 1 conditions. It says a harvest of more than 2.33 billion bushels is expected, compared with more than 2.15 billion bushels last year.

By comparison, a forecast based on Aug. 1 conditions expected an average Iowa corn yield of 177 bushels an acre and a total harvest of 2.43 billion bushels.

Nationally, the U.S. corn crop is expected to average 146 bushels an acre, down five from last year, with a total production of 12.3 billion bushels, down 1 percent from last year.

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