Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 212318
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
618 PM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016
Mid level clouds drifted over Iowa this afternoon, but in general
most places saw more sun than clouds. Highs topped out in the mid
50s east to the mid 60s west with light winds in the east
transitioning to a south wind of 10 to 15 mph in the west.
Warm southerly winds will boost highs into the 60s and 70s for
the weekend with little in the way of rainfall. A weak cold front
will slide south on Sunday and result in highs dipping back into
the 50s and 60s for much of next week. The next chance of rain and
even some thunderstorms will arrive for Tuesday and Wednesday
with some locally heavy rainfall possible.