Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 170931
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
431 AM CDT Mon Oct 17 2016
Dense fog was found over portions of west central to northwest
Iowa where visibility was restricted to less than one half mile.
The rest of Iowa, south winds increased and kept temperatures in
the upper 60s to lower 70s as of 4 AM CDT. Mostly clear skies
prevailed over the eastern two-thirds of Iowa and northern
Missouri, with some high clouds affecting portions of northern
Illinois, far eastern Iowa and southern Wisconsin.
Expect warm and breezy conditions today across much of Iowa,
Missouri, eastern Nebraska, and northern Illinois. Near record
high temperatures are possible over southern Iowa today. Storms
are possible over far northern Iowa into southern Minnesota and
west central Wisconsin this afternoon and evening. A cold front
looks to sweep across the region tonight and bring cooler
temperatures and a less humid air mass. High pressure is forecast
to remain in control of the weather throughout the work week and
even into next weekend. Seasonal temperatures are anticipated from
Wednesday through Saturday.