Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1042 AM CST Sat Nov 26 2016
High cirrus clouds spread across the Iowa skies overnight, but
otherwise it was quiet weather-wise across the state. Normal low
temperatures for this time of year are in the mid 20s. With
temperatures hovering in the mid 20s across eastern Iowa, to mid 30s
across western Iowa this morning, minimum temperatures for today were
near to slightly above normal. Des Moines had a low of 34 degrees,
Waterloo had a low of 29, and the temperature in Madison, Wisconsin
was 34 degrees. Winds were out of the south at 5 to 10 mph.
For the rest of today, southerly winds help bring up warmer air into
the region. Highs today will range from the upper 40s across northern
Iowa to the upper 50s across southern Iowa. Skies should generally be
mostly sunny to partly cloudy as high clouds pass through.
Tonight, slightly more active weather returns to the the region as a
weather system will lift northward from the Central Plains and spread
rain and even a few thunderstorms over Iowa starting late in the
morning and continuing through the rest of the day and overnight.
Monday will bring us one more day in the 50s, as cooler air will
gradually settle in behind this system for next week...dropping high
temperatures back down into the upper 30s to mid 40s for much of next
week. Precipitation-wise, there are token chances for rain and snow
throughout next week, but as of right now, no significant impact
systems are in the forecast.