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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
442 AM CDT Fri Sep 15 2017

It was another mild night across the region as winds remained out of
the south. Temperatures as of 4 am were generally in the 60s...with a
few 50s in the far east and even a few 70s near Omaha, Nebraska. Skies
were partly to mostly cloudy statewide. A few showers and
thunderstorms have developed early this morning over western Iowa.

Today...expect scattered early morning showers and thunderstorms over
western and northwestern Iowa. These should gradually diminish by 10 am
or so with mainly dry conditions afterwards. Expect another very warm
day with breezy southerly winds of 10 to 25 mph and variably cloudy skies.
High temperatures will once again top out in the upper 80s across
northern and eastern Iowa...and into the lower 90s in the south and
west. By very late afternoon and evening...another round of showers
and thunderstorms will develop across northwest Iowa, southeastern
South Dakota and southern Minnesota. These scattered showers and
thunderstorms will continue into tonight with the most widespread
coverage across northern Iowa.

One more very warm day will occur on Saturday ahead of an approaching
cold front. Highs will again reach the mid 80s to around 90 on
Saturday afternoon. By Saturday evening, a cold front will move
southward through Iowa and surrounding states, bringing a good chance
for showers and thunderstorms Saturday night into early Sunday. A
strong storm or two will also be possible. Behind this cold front,
temperatures will cool significantly on Sunday into early next week
with highs dropping back into the 70s. The remainder of next week is
looking more active weatherwise, with off and on chances for showers
and thunderstorms. Temperatures by mid-week will again rise into the


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