Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
504 PM CDT Fri May 19 2017

A cool and dreary afternoon was felt across the state of Iowa.
Temperatures were well below seasonable levels, generally in the mid
40s to mid 50s underneath expansive cloud cover. Some areas of
drizzle were also reported.

Another round of widespread rainfall is on the way for later this
evening, and will continue into the overnight hours and into parts of
Saturday. A few rumbles of thunder are possible, but any threat for
severe weather will be contained to east central and southeast Iowa
Saturday afternoon. Some rivers are currently running high, so the
additional rainfall may lead to minor flooding.

Below normal temperatures will continue into the first half of next
week as a series of low pressure systems deliver cool air to the area.
Periodic chances for more rain dot the forecast, however another
widespread soaking rainfall like we are currently seeing is not

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