Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 222210
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
510 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017
Just as it was advertised, Saturday was a beautiful day across the
region. A very dry airmass was in place over the state with mostly
sunny skies and low humidity, while afternoon temperatures were right
near average in the mid to upper 60s. Slightly warmer temperatures are
expected Sunday as winds switch around to out of the south. Highs will
be in the low to mid 70s.
The southerly winds will become quite gusty on Monday, possibly
reaching up to 30 to 40 mph at times. Chances for light rain enter
into northwest Iowa late in the day. Better chances for rainfall
arrive Tuesday and continue through Tuesday night. Cooler temperatures
in the 50s will be seen through the middle of the week.
A strong low pressure system will move into the central tier of the
country during the second half of the week, which will bring back the
potential for showers and storms to much of the region. It is too
early to determine the potential severity of the thunderstorms,
however locally heavy rainfall is also possible.