Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1052 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms moved east northeast
across the state this morning. By late morning, the rain was mainly
over the eastern third of the state. The remainder of the state was
partly to mostly sunny. Rainfall amounts were generally one quarter
inch or less. Early morning low temperatures were in the lower 50s
north to the lower 60s central and south. By late morning, readings
were in the upper 50s in the rain cooled air southeast to the lower
and middle 70s southwest. Winds were northwest at 10 to 15 mph over
western Iowa and light and variable elsewhere.

A weak boundary stretched across Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri will
continue to kick off showers and isolated thunderstorms over eastern
Iowa and areas east. For the Memorial Day weekend, highs will be in
the 70s, except a bit lower on Memorial Day with highs ranging from
the middle 60s to middle 70s. Sunshine will be limited on Saturday,
but more sunshine is expected Sunday and Memorial Day. The best chance
for scattered showers and thunderstorms over central Iowa will be
Saturday. There could be a few showers or isolated thunderstorms
Sunday or Memorial Day, but the best chances will be farther northeast
in Iowa and moreso points northeast of the state.

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