Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 162203
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
503 PM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017
Warmer temperatures lifted north into Iowa today. High temperatures
this afternoon ranged from the mid 30s over north central and
northeast Iowa to the mid 60s across the southwest. The wind was from
the south to southeast at 10 to 20 mph with higher gusts. Sky
conditions were partly to mostly cloudy.
Higher dew points will arrive into the region tonight. These dew
points will help keep overnight lows mild in the 30s and 40s. This
higher moisture may also result in areas of fog overnight, some of
which may become locally dense. A boundary will move through the
Midwest on Friday. The boundary will bring drier air and gusty
northwest winds. High temperatures will remain mild with highs in the
40s over the snow pack region north and in the 50s and 60s south.
Saturday will be a bit cooler followed by another mild day on Sunday
with highs in the 50s and 60s. The next chance for precipitation will
arrive Sunday night and Monday though no significant precipitation is
in the forecast through mid next week.