Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
524 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Except for some scattered clouds streaming across northern and
southern Iowa this afternoon, skies were sunny. Temperatures by late
in the afternoon were upper teens and lower 20s north to the upper 20s
and lower 30s south. South to southwest winds were generally 5 to 15
mph. Wind chills this afternoon were in the single digits north to the
20s south.

A large area of high pressure was centered in the middle of the upper
midwest and will continue to progress eastward over the weekend. Cloud
cover will be in the increase this evening. Over the weekend, temperatures
will rebound back into the 40s across southern Iowa, with upper 30s
across the north. By Sunday night into Monday morning, a dynamic system
has the potential to bring a wide range of impactful weather, with
snow and freezing rain in portions of northwest Iowa, and thunderstorms
in southwest Iowa.

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