Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 281610
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1110 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017
A large area of rain had moved into southwest Iowa earlier this
morning and continued to advance northeast across much of the state
throughout the morning. Patchy areas of light snow or flurries was
reported to be mixed with the rainfall across parts of west central
and central Iowa. It was a cool morning with low temperatures in the
lower and middle 20s across the north to the lower 40s south. By late
morning, readings were in the upper 30s northwest to the middle 40s
southeast. Northeast winds were 10 mph or less over the north
increasing to 10 to 20 mph over the south.
A nearly stationary boundary front stretched across Kansas, Missouri and
Illinois. Cool and wet weather will persist through the weekend and
into early next week. Scattered light showers are expected today and
Saturday with highs in the 40s to lower 50s. Sunday and Monday will be
wetter and colder with northwestern Iowa seeing daily highs only in
the upper 30s and accumulating snowfall possible by Sunday night.
Meanwhile in southeastern Iowa heavy rainfall is expected, with total
accumulations ranging from roughly an inch and a half to three inches.
From Tuesday through Friday of next week the weather pattern will
turn milder and generally drier, with sporadic light rain chances and
daily highs returning to mainly upper 50s and 60s.