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AWUS83 KDMX 170849

Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
349 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

Skies are partly cloudy over the region early today. With light
and variable winds and plenty of surface moisture, fog...locally
dense...has developed over central and southern Iowa Temperatures
have fallen into the mid 40s over the central and south while
areas where clouds remain are still hovering near 50 degrees.

Fog will persist through just after sunrise today and then should
burn off by mid morning. A weak surface boundary and upper level
system slowly moving south through Iowa today will bring some
clouds and afternoon showers to the south. Most of the north will
be dry but some clouds may linger there as well. Highs will remain
in the 60s today with the clouds and potential for showers. High
pressure will dominate the weather the remainder of the week. Cool
temperatures tonight in the 40s will give way to afternoon highs
in the mid 60s Wednesday as winds remain light over the region.
Little change in the dry weather is expected for the remainder of
the week but temperatures will gradually warm. Highs from Saturday
through Monday will warm into the 70s to around 80. Showers and
thunderstorms will return to the forecast for Monday and Tuesday
as a stronger weather system arrives in the Central Plains.


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