Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 201013
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
513 AM CDT Tue Sep 20 2016
High pressure moved into Iowa overnight and brought drier air and
light winds into the state. Temperatures at 4 am ranged from the
lower 50s north to the mid 60s southeast. Areas of fog and clouds
moved into eastern Iowa early this morning. A few locations
including Dubuque and Monticello had visibilities reduced to one
quarter mile or less.
Today is expected to be dry much of the day and mild with high
temperatures in the 80s. Thunderstorms are forecast to develop
tonight over southern Minnesota and northern Iowa with additional
storms chances persisting through Thursday across that region.
Strong storms will be possible along with heavy rainfall. The
greatest threat for very heavy rainfall will be from southern
Minnesota into far northern Iowa Wednesday and Wednesday night.
Flash flooding and significant rises on rivers and streams may
occur. Farther south conditions will remain mostly dry and warm
into Saturday with high temperatures remaining in the 80s.