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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1040 AM CDT Tue Oct 18 2016

Overnight, a cold front swept across the region bring cooler,
drier air into Iowa. Yesterday morning brought Iowa record to near-
record high maximum and high minimum temperatures. With the cooler
air spreading across the region, temperatures this morning were a
solid 10 or so degrees cooler than yesterday morning, generally
bottoming out in the 50s. Normal lows for this time of year are
in the low 40s, making the lows for this morning a solid 10 to 15
degrees above normal. Winds were from the northwest at around 5 to
10 mph.

For today and the rest of this week, high pressure will continue
to dominate weather over the upper Midwest. This will serve to
keep this cooler air in place across Iowa into the weekend.
Temperatures should be near normal for this time of year, with highs
generally in the 60s, and lows in the 40s. Thursday and Friday
mornings may bring frost to Iowa, as lows on these two days may be
in the 30s. There is no widespread chance for significant
precipitation within the next 7 days.


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