Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
348 AM CDT Fri Oct 21 2016
Skies have been mostly clear across the state throughout the
overnight hours. Winds have been light and variable, with many
locations actually reporting calm winds. Some light fog has been
observed across portions of western Iowa. Early morning
temperatures range from the upper 20s in northwest Iowa to the
upper 30s in southeast Iowa.
Upper level ridging continues to build into the central US into
the weekend. This will bring dry conditions for today into the
weekend, with temperatures expected to warm to above the seasonal
averages. The next chance for precipitation will come toward the
middle of next week as the upper level ridge finally breaks down.
Temperatures will continue above average through next week.