Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1112 AM CST Mon Feb 13 2017
Scattered cloud cover drifted into southwest Iowa from southeast
Nebraska this morning. Otherwise, skies were sunny across the state.
Early morning low temperatures were in the teens and 20s, warming into
the middle and upper 30s north to the lower and middle 40s south.
Southwest winds had increased during the morning from light to 10 to
15 mph with stronger gusts.
High pressure over the central plains will continue to drift east
today. Meanwhile, a cold front will push through the upper midwest
later today and tonight. Most of the region will experience mild
weather today into tonight with clear to partly cloudy skies and
temperatures well above normal. Colder air is forecast to spread into
the region by midweek, only to be short lived as warmer air returns to
the midwest Thursday and Friday. Highs by Friday will be in the 50s
and 60s in Iowa and surrounding areas. There is little threat of
precipitation this work week in the Midwest as moisture will be
limited throughout the region.