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Weather Summary for Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
936 PM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Cool Canadian high pressure had settled across much of Mid America on
Tuesday evening, drawing relatively chilly air as far south as
Nebraska and Iowa. As of 9 PM, temperatures across eastern Nebraska
and southwest Iowa ranged from the upper 30s to middle 40s, with the
coolest reading of 37 degrees shared by Wahoo and Wayne Nebraska, as
well as Red Oak Iowa. The warm spot was Millard in west Omaha with a
temperature of 47. Northeast winds averaged about 10 mph across the

A weak low pressure system in the middle levels of the atmosphere
will track from the High Plains of the Nebraska Panhandle across
northern Nebraska and southern South Dakota overnight into Wednesday
morning. Some light rain or light snow will accompany this system in
South Dakota and Nebraska tonight, eventually making its way into
northern Iowa and southern Minnesota on Wednesday. Though most of the
precipitation will be light, some minor snow accumulations of an inch
or less are expected from north central Nebraska into southeast South

Otherwise mostly cloudy skies are forecast across Mid America both
Tuesday night and Wednesday. However southerly winds will return to
much of the area Wednesday afternoon, signaling a bit milder
temperatures for later in the week. Look for lows Wednesday morning
to fall into the 20s in most of Iowa and northeast Nebraska, while
holding in the 30s in Missouri, Kansas and western Nebraska. Highs
Wednesday afternoon should rebound into the 50s in Missouri, Kansas
and western Nebraska, with some 60s in the the Nebraska panhandle and
western South Dakota. However the cooler air will be slow to erode
in Iowa and northeast Nebraska where highs in the 40s are forecast.

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