Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 260953
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
453 AM CDT Fri Aug 26 2016
High pressure settled into northwest Iowa overnight and brought
cool temperatures with lows dipping to near 50 in the
Sheldon...Spencer and Estherville vicinities. High level clouds
increased to the south where readings were holding in the low to
mid 50s. Patchy areas of fog developed early this morning with a
few locations having visibilities drop to one half mile or less at
times. Scattered showers and thunderstorms lifting out of Missouri
had reached the Iowa border around 4 am.
The area of high pressure will shift east across northern Iowa
and southern Minnesota today. As this occurs...moist air will lift
north and bring increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms
mainly south of Highway 30 today then spreading north overnight.
The precipitation may linger into Saturday morning before
diminishing. Temperatures will return to seasonable norms this
weekend, and there will be periodic rain chances into next week.