Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
454 PM CDT THU MAY 19 2016
Cumulus clouds had popped up across the western and eastern
counties of the state this afternoon, leaving the central counties
sunny. Late afternoon temperatures were in the upper 60s to middle
70s statewide. Southeast to south winds were 5 to 15 mph.
High pressure continues to influence the weather across the upper
midwest. Except for some rain over northeast Kansas, it was dry
across the midwest. Friday will also be mild with similar
conditions than what occurred today. Highs will be in the low
70s, breezy southerly winds at times, and lots of sunshine.
Temperatures will warm into the middle and upper 70s over the
Showers and thunderstorms return to the forecast for the beginning
of next week. A few strong to severe storms may be possible as
well, though exact timing and location details remain unclear.
Even with the wetter conditions, high temperatures will remain in
the 70s through the week.