Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1029 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

A slow moving cold front moved across Iowa yesterday evening and this
morning. Areas that experienced brief downpours with yesterday
afternoon`s thunderstorms recorded rainfall totals in excess of 3
inches. This morning, rain showers occurred mainly east of Interstate
35, with rainfall totals of up to a quarter of an inch. All of Iowa
was covered by stratiform clouds. Overnight lows in the northwestern
portion of the state were in the upper 50s, while central and south
eastern Iowa saw lows in the mid 60s. After the cold front passage,
winds shifted northwesterly at 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Throughout the rest of the region, sky conditions were mostly cloudy.
Rain showers along the cold front were noted from western Wisconsin
extending southwest through eastern Iowa and central Missouri.
During the late morning hours, temperatures were in the lower 60s
where precipitation occurred, with temperatures in the mid 60s
elsewhere. Behind the cold front, eastern Nebraska and South Dakota
reported temperatures in the lower to mid 50s.

For the rest of this afternoon, eastern Iowa will experience a few
rain showers. After the rain showers dissipate by this afternoon,
conditions will be mostly cloudy, with central Iowa starting to see
some breaks in cloud cover by the late afternoon. High temperatures
are expected to be in the upper 60s. Some locations may reach the 70
degree mark. Over the next couple of days, high pressure over the
central Great Plains will move eastward, clearing skies across the
region with seasonable afternoon high temperatures.

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