Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 280925
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
425 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017
It has been a cool and quiet night across most of the region. Light
and variable winds and clear skies near the Iowa and Minnesota border
have allowed temperatures to fall into the upper 20s. Further south
high clouds have moved into southern Iowa in advance of showers
approaching from Missouri and Kansas, and temperatures have fallen
only into the lower 40s.
Cool and wet weather will persist through the weekend and into early
next week. Scattered, mainly light showers are expected today and
Saturday with highs in the 40s to lower 50s. Sunday and Monday will be
wetter and colder, with northwestern Iowa seeing daily highs only in
the upper 30s and accumulating snowfall possible by Sunday night.
Meanwhile in southeastern Iowa heavy rainfall is expected, with total
accumulations ranging from roughly an inch and a half to three inches.
From Tuesday through Friday of next week the weather pattern will turn
milder and generally drier, with sporadic light rain chances and daily
highs returning to mainly upper 50s and 60s.