Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1043 AM CDT Thu Oct 20 2016
Clouds and a few sprinkles greeted southern Iowa this morning.
Elsewhere, skies were mostly cloudy. Normal daily minimum
temperatures for this time of year are in the low 40s. Low
temperatures this morning bottomed out near normal. The low in
Des Moines was 44, the low in Waterloo was 40, and the low in
Mason City was 37. Overnight winds were from the north to
northwest at 5 to 10 mph.
As high pressure moves through the Midwest today into tomorrow,
clouds will gradually thin out. High temperatures for today will
be on the cooler side, topping out in the low to mid 50s.
Overnight, there will be a widespread chance for frost to freeze
condition as lows will bottom out in the low to mid 30s across
most of Iowa.
For this weekend, temperatures will rebound, with highs making it
back into the 60s and low 70s. Sunshine should return, and
conditions should be dry. The next best chance for widespread rain
across Iowa appears to be towards the end of next week.