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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
414 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The strong winds from yesterday afternoon dropped down rapidly
overnight, as winds became southerly at 5 to 10 mph. Mid-level clouds
moved in across central Iowa, which helped keep temperatures from
falling off too rapidly. Temperatures at 4 am were generally in the
50s across the state. Normal low temperatures for this time of year
are in the low to mid 40s, placing temperatures from this morning
around 5 to 10 degrees above normal.

A boundary was located over western Iowa early this morning. This
boundary will slowly move eastward throughout the day, causing a large
temperature spread across Iowa. south and east of the front, winds
will be from the south at around 5 to 10 mph and temperatures will be
in the mid 60s to low 70s. Behind the front, winds will be from the
northwest at 10 to 15 mph, and temperatures will be confined to the
mid 40s to mid 50s. Rain is likely across western Iowa most of the
daytime hours, and central Iowa during the morning. Overnight tonight,
widespread showers and isolated rumbles of thunder are expected across

Wednesday afternoon into Thursday should bring us a break from the
rain, before more showers and storms arrive Friday and persist
widespread throughout this upcoming weekend. Rainfall amounts may
range from 1 to 3 inches across Iowa during the next 7 days, with the
highest totals in southeastern Iowa. Daytime temperatures will cool
to the 40s and 50s for much of the next week. Overnight temperatures
will be in the 30s and 40s, with frost, freezing temperatures possible
Thursday morning.


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