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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1031 AM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Scattered cloud cover moved east across western into central Iowa this
morning. Early morning temperatures ranged from the middle and upper
20s east to the middle and upper 30s west. By late morning, readings
had risen into the upper 30s northeast to the middle and upper 50s
southwest. South to southeast winds had increased in intensity
throughout the morning. Wind speeds of 5 to 15 mph early this morning
had increased to 15 to 25 mph with stronger gusts.

High pressure over the midwest will continue to push eastward into the
Ohio River Valley today. Cloud cover will be on the increase. The
south to southeast winds will continue to transport moisture into the
upper midwest. A cold front over the plains will continue to advance
eastward. It will be a warm day for the last day of winter with highs
from the low 50s over northeast Iowa to the middle 70s along the
Missouri River. As the front moves through the state Sunday night into
early Monday morning, isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms
will develop over the southeastern half of Iowa with the possibility
of a few severe storms. Although, cooler weather will return for the
middle part of the week. Precipitation will move across southern Iowa
Tuesday with better opportunity for more widespread precipitation
Thursday and Friday.

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