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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
442 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017

It has been a quiet night across the region with just a few high
clouds. A weak frontal boundary has been draped from west central
into south central Iowa. Southwest of the boundary winds have been
from the southwest around 10 mph and temperatures have remained in
the low to mid 30s. Elsewhere, northeast of the boundary, winds have
been from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph and temperatures have fallen
into the 20s at most locations.

The front will move slowly northeastward today, with temperatures
behind it rising significantly. Readings in the lower 60s are
forecast across much of southern and western Iowa. In the coming days
the warm weather will expand across the rest of Iowa and temperatures
will rise even further, peaking in the upper 50s northeast to near 70
south on Friday. No significant cooling or precipitation chances are
forecast through the middle of next week. Light showers are expected
on Monday, with a few thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, no
precipitation is forecast until late next week.


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