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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1030 AM CDT Wed Oct 11 2017

Quiet conditions overnight have lasted into the morning hours. Central
and eastern Iowa have been under stratiform cloud cover on the
backside of the low pressure system that is moving eastward.
Northwestern Iowa had skies cleared as high pressure begins to build
into the region. Overnight lows were in the mid 40s across the central
and southern portions of the state, and lower to mid 30s further
northwest where frosting conditions occurred. By late morning, areas
with clear skies bounced back into the mid 40s. Areas with cloud
cover only increased into the upper 40s by late morning. Conditions
across Iowa have been dry, even where cloud cover is present.

With high pressure centered over the northern Great Plains, South
Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas have clear skies and calm winds.
Temperatures are in the low to mid 40s. Missouri, Illinois, and
Wisconsin are still experiencing cloud cover associated with a low
pressure system moving into the Great Lakes region. Central Illinois
is reporting temperatures this late morning into the lower 50s.

For today, cloud cover should begin to break during the afternoon.
High temperatures will reach into the upper 50s. Winds will be
northerly at 5 to 10 miles per hour. For tonight, conditions will
remain calm. Patchy fog is possible overnight and into the early
morning hours Thursday. Thursday afternoon, high pressure will remain
in control with sunny and breezy and conditions. High temperatures on
Thursday will reach into the 60s. The next chance for rain showers
enters on Friday, with increasing chances for a thunderstorm into
Saturday.



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