Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
511 PM CDT Sun Oct 16 2016
A band of clouds stretched from northwest into central and east
central Iowa this afternoon. Elsewhere, skies were sunny. High
temperatures were in the lower to middle 60`s northwest to the
lower 80`s south. Breezy southeast winds were 10 to 20 mph with an
occasional stronger gust.
A warm front slowly lifted northeast across the upper midwest
today. By late afternoon, the warm front extended across the
Dakotas into northern Iowa and southern Wisconsin.
Another area of low pressure will swing across the region Monday
into Tuesday. This will bring another surge of warm air into Iowa.
Near record highs will be possible as temperatures top out in the
lower and middle 80`s. Winds will remain breezy, blowing in the 15
to 25 mph range. By mid week, high pressure will settle into the
region, bringing much cooler air as highs will struggle to reach
60 degrees by Thursday. It should be a dry next seven days.