Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 192359
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
559 PM CST Thu Jan 19 2017
Cloudy skies along with widespread fog were common across Iowa this
afternoon. Areas of light rain were reported over the Eastern third of
Iowa. Temperatures at 5 PM were in the mid 30s but a few locations
across the far Southeast were in the lower 40`s.
There will be a couple weak weather disturbances that will move across
Iowa over the next couple of days. These disturbances will keep low
clouds, drizzle and fog around the state making the dreary conditions
continue. Along with this...there will be another chance for rain from
Friday night through Saturday early afternoon. The next chance for
precip will come with a bigger system expected to impact the region
sometime during the middle of next week.
In the mean time...temperatures will be well above normal with highs
in the 30`s and 40`s and maybe even approaching 50`s in the far South
Friday. Lows will be in the 20`s and 30`s. After the system next
week, temperatures will fall back to more normal readings.