Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
437 AM CST Tue Jan 17 2017
Areas of dense fog blanketed much of Iowa, southern Minnesota,
southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Missouri early
this morning. Visibility was reduced to less than one quarter mile in
spots across central to eastern Iowa. Some light patchy freezing
drizzle was found over far northern Iowa into Minnesota and Wisconsin
causing hazardous travel conditions in this area.
Dense fog will linger through the mid morning hours with the overcast
skies lasting well into the afternoon and evening hours today. High
pressure builds into the region tonight and provides clearing skies
and warmer temperatures by Wednesday. Above normal temperatures are
forecast to remain across the region Thursday into the weekend.
Periodic light rain chances are anticipated from Thursday night
through Sunday with Saturday night possibly seeing some snow showers
over northern Iowa.