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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
554 PM CDT Fri Sep 15 2017

This morning`s convection left scattered cloud cover throughout north
central and northeastern Iowa. Throughout the the rest of the state,
visible satellite is displaying clear skies for central Iowa, with
scattered cloud cover in the northeastern part of the state and along
the Missouri River Valley. This afternoon`s high temperatures were in
the upper 80s to lower 90s across Iowa. Winds have been southerly at
15 to 20 miles per hour, with some reported gusts of 25 to 30 miles
per hour.

To the west, the approaching cold front increased cloud cover for
eastern Nebraska and northeast Kansas. Doppler radar has indicated
rain showers for eastern Kansas throughout the afternoon. The
increased cloud cover and precipitation kept high temperatures in the
lower 80s for eastern Nebraska and eastern Kansas.

Moving into the rest of the weekend, precipitation chances increase
for Iowa as a low pressure system and associated cold front move
across the Midwest. Isolated showers are expected to develop in
northwestern Iowa, and will increase in coverage into the morning
hours, mainly for northern Iowa. Conditions will clear for the
afternoon, but Saturday evening shower and thunderstorm chances will
increase. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s, then will drop into
the 70s after the cold front passes.


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