Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1142 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

Cloudy and breezy northwest winds prevailed across the region late
this morning. Winds gusted to 20 to 30 mph and actually produced wind
chill values in the 20s to lower 30s across the state. At 11 AM, the
coldest wind chill value recorded in Iowa was 22 degrees in Sheldon,
Iowa with an ambient temperature of 32 degrees. A few flurries were
found across central Iowa as well this morning.

Expect cloudy and breezy conditions throughout the day today before
high pressure builds into the state by tonight. Clearing skies are
likely over northern Iowa and southern Minnesota tonight and looks to
lead to freezing temperatures and the potential for frost. Rain
chances increase over southern Iowa past sunrise Friday and rain is
forecast to spread northward throughout the day. Periods of rain as
likely throughout the weekend, with the most widespread rainfall
anticipated during the day SUnday. Snow is possible over northern Iowa
Sunday into early Monday with only light accumulations expected. Cool
temperatures are likely through the weekend into Monday before
slightly warmer temperatures return by Tuesday.


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