Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
456 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Quiet conditions prevailed in the evening hours with partly cloudy
skies. After midnight...clouds increased ahead of a weather
disturbance moving in from the west with scattered showers and
thunderstorms moving into western sections of Iowa. Temperatures
overnight ranged from the lower 50s across northeastern Iowa to the
lower 60s across the southwest.

For today, another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected to
move from west to east across the state. Although no severe weather is
anticipated, rainfall amounts of a quarter to half inch are likely in
most areas. With abundant cloud cover and off and on precipitation,
highs today should be rather cool with readings in the middle 60s
north to the lower 70s far south. The showers and storms should come
to an end from west to east late this evening, with mainly dry
conditions overnight. Lows should fall back into the 60s.

A warming trend is expected midweek with highs statewide rising back
into the upper 70s and 80s. There will be occasional chances for
showers and storms on Tuesday night through Wednesday night and again
next weekend.


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