Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 210954
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
454 AM CDT Wed Sep 21 2016
Thunderstorms settled southeast out of Minnesota and clipped far
northeast Iowa including Winneshiek, Allamakee and Clayton
counties. The rest of the state remained dry with the exception of
a few light showers over the northwest. Temperatures at 4 am this
morning remained quite warm across much of the state with
readings in the low to mid 70s including Des Moines at 77. The
coolest readings were along the Mississippi valley from Clinton
and northward were readings had dipped into the mid 60s. The wind
was from the south at 5 to 10 mph.
Thunderstorm chances return Today and into this weekend. Multiple
rounds of showers and storms will impact southern Minnesota,
southern Wisconsin, and northern Iowa today through Thursday
night. Very heavy rainfall may occur with these storms and for
this reason Flash Flood Watches have been issued for those areas.
In addition to flash flooding, significant rises on rivers and
streams may occur. Farther south, conditions will remain mostly
dry and warm into Saturday with high temperatures remaining in the
80s to even low 90s in the few spots.