Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
515 PM CDT Thu Sep 14 2017

High temperatures today rose into the upper 80s throughout Iowa, with
some locations in the western and southwestern part of the state
reaching just above 90 degrees. Winds were southerly at 10 to 15
miles per hour, with some gusts of up to 25 miles per hour. With an
approaching low pressure system, cloud cover slightly increased
across Iowa this afternoon, but conditions remained dry. Cloud cover
will increase this evening, with lows in the low to mid 60s. Winds
will remain breezy.

Throughout the rest of the region, conditions were mostly sunny.
Portions of Nebraska and Kansas reported high temperatures in the mid
to upper 90s. High temperatures in Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin,
and Illinois were in the upper 80s. Winds were southerly at 10 to 15
miles per hour throughout the Plains and Midwest.

Through the rest of the week, expect warm conditions to continue
ahead of an approaching cold front. Saturday afternoon a cold front
will make its way across Iowa and much of the Midwest, bringing with
it chances for scattered showers and thunderstorms. Saturday night
into early Sunday will see the greatest chances for widespread
rainfall. Behind the cold front, high temperatures Sunday are expected
drop back into the 70s.


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