Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
418 AM CDT Fri Sep 23 2016

Heavy rains developed once again over portions of Iowa last night.
One location heavily impacted was Ames where over 5 inches of rain
occurred. This left many roads flooded with many cars becoming
stranded in the deep water. In addition, many of the locations
in northern Iowa that saw heavy rain on Wednesday night received
more rain. While the rainfall amounts were not as high overnight,
it did renew flooding in some of the areas. Otherwise, much of
southern and western Iowa had quiet weather overnight as low
temperatures remained well above normal. Temperatures during the
night ranged from the mid 60s in the north to the lower 70s across
the south.

Storms will gradually end across Iowa this morning and surrounding
areas as warmer air begins to spread back north into the upper
Midwest. Temperatures will be well above normal from Iowa today
into Saturday as an unseasonably warm and humid airmass remains in
place across the Region. The main focus for storms later today
into tonight will be in the high Plains near a boundary moving
through the Rockies. This front will push east through the Plains
on Saturday and into Iowa by Saturday night. This will bring
another round of rain to much of Iowa from late Saturday into
early Sunday. However, this should end the threat of rainfall for
a while as drier and cooler air push into the region for much of
next week.

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