Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
507 PM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Blustery northwest winds and mostly cloudy skies kept temperatures
well below normal for another afternoon over the state of Iowa. Highs
today ranged from the mid 50s to mid 60s, or about 10 to 20 degrees
below normal for this time of year.

The return of southerly winds tomorrow will help give temperatures a
boost back in to the upper 60s and low 70s, but along with it will
come our next chances for showers and thunderstorms. A few of the
storms may be strong to severe during the late afternoon and evening
hours, capable of strong winds and hail. Rainfall amounts are not
expected to be heavy.

A few showers and storms will linger into Tuesday. Cool and blustery
conditions will also return Tuesday and continue into Wednesday. The
cool spring pattern finally begins to turn the corner on Thursday,
when highs will return to the 70s through the end of the week. Memorial
Day weekend will have some chances for showers and storms. It is
still too early pinpoint a potential threat for severe weather.

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