Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1110 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

Scattered showers continued across west central into northwest Iowa
this morning. Elsewhere across the state, skies were partly to
mostly sunny. Early morning lows were in the lower and middle 50s
north to the lower and middle 60s south. By late morning,
temperatures had warmed into the mid 60s northwest to mid 70s

A cold front stretched from North Dakota into northwest Iowa and
central Kansas today. Thunderstorms are expected to develop along
this boundary this afternoon in central Iowa into Minnesota. The
storms will produce locally heavy rain along with some small hail
and gusty winds as they push east. Meanwhile, high pressure will
build into the plains with cooler and drier conditions. The
precipitation in Iowa and surrounding locations will push east
tonight into Wednesday as the drier air spread across the region.
Mild weather conditions are expected on Wednesday into Thursday
across much of the Midwest along with cooler temperatures. The
next threat of precipitation arrives late Thursday night into
Friday with scattered thunderstorms across the upper Midwest.

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