Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
441 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

Cloudy conditions were in place across Iowa with a few showers that
moved through portions of northern Iowa overnight. Early morning
temperatures ranged from the mid 50s to the mid 60s across Iowa. A
few sites were in the upper 60s to 70 in far southeast Iowa. Gusty
winds were observed, with northwesterly to westerly winds across much
of central and western Iowa, while southwesterly winds were present
across eastern Iowa.

An upper level weather system will continue to pull away from the
state today, with mostly cloudy skies expected through the day.
Cooler air will be in place with below average temperatures expected
today into Friday across the region. An upper level disturbance will
move through the state tonight, bringing another chance for showers
and storms to much of the state. An isolated strong storm will be
possible in far southern Iowa tonight and again Friday. Otherwise
precipitation chances continue into Friday. Cool conditions are
expected to remain in place through the weekend.


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