Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
413 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Strong and gusty northwest winds impacted the region early this
morning. A few wind gusts over 50 mph already were recorded at
Rockwell City, Estherville, and Spencer. At 4 AM, temperatures ranged
in the 40s to around 50 across Iowa with wind chill values in the 20s
across portions of northwest to north central Iowa into southern

Expect the windy conditions to persist throughout the day today into
the early evening. Wind gusts over 50 mph remain possible at times
this morning. A cool night tonight into Wednesday morning is forecast
as lows in the upper 30s to around 40 can be expected. Temperatures
rebound into the 50s to middle 60s Wednesday and Thursday. An upper
level disturbance brings the chance for the season`s first
accumulating snowfall across northern Iowa late Thursday night into
Friday morning. A strong cold front sweeps across the state Friday
night bringing chances of a rain and snow mix to Iowa. By Saturday
morning, much of the state will be in the 20s for low temperatures and
ending the growing season. Saturday and Sunday, highs are likely to
remain in the 40s while lows Saturday night are forecast to dip back
into the 20s.


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