Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1100 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms moved east across the
northwest quadrant of Iowa this morning. Outside of the rain, skies
were generally mostly sunny. Early morning low temperatures were in
the upper 50s to lower 60s north to the mid 60s to lower 70s central
and south. West to northwest winds were 5 to 10 mph.

Low pressure was centered over northeast Kansas this morning and will
continue to slide east northeast into the Great Lakes region by
Sunday. Another day of active weather is expected with severe
thunderstorms again possible this afternoon and evening. The highest
threat for severe weather today will be over southeast Iowa and
surrounding states where an enhanced risk of severe weather is
forecast for later this afternoon and early evening. Intense
thunderstorms are expected to develop over either southern Iowa or
northern Missouri into southern Iowa...and western Illinois this
evening. Severe weather threats today include large hail and strong
wind gusts from the strongest storms. Elsewhere, a slight risk for
severe storms is forecast for portions of central Iowa and lesser
chances in northern Iowa. Cooler weather is forecast today over
northern Iowa and the Northern Plains where highs will be in the 70s
to even some 60s in the Dakotas. After the active weather today and
this evening, conditions will quiet down somewhat through Tuesday
with cooler temperatures in the 70s expected for highs and lows in the
50s. Late in the workweek warmer temperatures and more thunderstorms
return from Wednesday periodically through Friday. Highs will return
to the 80s with lows in the 60s.

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