Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1058 AM CDT Fri Sep 15 2017

The showers and thunderstorms that developed this morning over
western Iowa have weakened some over the course of the morning, moving
towards the northeast. Temperatures by mid morning were in the mid to
upper 70s across the region. However, where rain is falling in
western and northern Iowa temperatures remain in the mid to upper 60s.

Today, expect showers over northern Iowa to continue to weaken as
they move to the northeast with drier conditions this afternoon. Warm
weather continues, with high temperatures expect to reach to upper
80s across northern and eastern Iowa, with low 90s in the south and

By very late afternoon and evening...another round of showers and
thunderstorms will develop across northwest Iowa, southeastern South
Dakota and southern Minnesota. These scattered showers and
thunderstorms will continue into tonight with the most widespread
coverage across northern Iowa.

Saturday will be warm once again with highs in the mid 80s to around
90, before a cold front moves through the area. As the cold front
sweeps across Iowa and the surrounding states, chances for showers and
thunderstorms will return. The best chance for rainfall is Saturday
night into Sunday, with a few strong storms possible. Behind the cold
front temperatures will cool significantly. Temperatures Sunday and
through mid week will be in the 70s, before climbing through the end
of next week. The coming week also sees several chances for showers
and thunderstorms.

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