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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
524 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017

A warm front swept northward across Iowa this afternoon, turning
winds south and southeast at 15 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts over
25 miles per hour. With the exception of areas along the Missouri
River Valley, skies were mostly clear across the state. Afternoon high
temperatures in Iowa were in the upper 80s, with a few locations just
hitting the 90 degree mark. Overall, conditions were muggy outside
with dewpoints reaching into the lower 70s.

Throughout the Midwest, southerly winds helped temperatures quickly
rebound into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Skies were mostly clear,
with some scattered cloud cover in portions of central Missouri.
Illinois remained under stratiform cloud cover from remnants of last
night`s thunderstorm activity, with high temperatures only in the
lower 80s. As of the late afternoon, no precipitation was evident on
radar throughout the Midwest.

For the rest of this evening, winds will remain southerly, with gusts
over 15 miles per hours likely. Despite clear skies, the abundant
moisture will only allow lows to drop into the lower to mid 70s
across Iowa. Tomorrow, the abnormal warm temperatures will continue,
with highs in the lower 90s. Winds will be southerly at 15 to 20 miles
per hour, with gusts of 30 miles per hour possible. Conditions overall
will feel muggy.

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