Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
632 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

So how about that rainfall? Right around rush hour for many no less.
Believe it or not it varied quite widely across the Des Moines metro
with northwest areas having already received as much as 3 inches or
more by 6 pm and the airport or southern and southeast areas of the
metro receiving under half an inch. That scenario played out across
much of the state as these storms slowly made their way across with
areas of very heavy local rainfall. Maybe the bigger, and more welcome
story with these storms was the drop in temperatures with the cold
front. Parts of northwest area only reached the upper 50s today while
southeast Iowa remained in the heat and humidity with highs in the low

Showers and storms will continue through the evening and into tomorrow
for large parts of central and eastern Iowa as the cold front slowly
oozes eastward. In total, areas may see in excess of 3 to 5 inches
should they get caught under multiple rounds of heavy rainfall.
Fortunately, that amount of rain will be over 12 to 24 or more hours,
so flooding concerns are fairly low. The biggest concern will be
localized street flooding within urban areas.

State wide highs will be much more fall like by Wednesday with the
entire state struggling to hit 70 in many cases. Temperatures will
remain more seasonable over the next few days as well with upper 60s
to mid 70s expected for highs. Lows will be chilly at times with 40s
to low 50s as well.


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