Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
516 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017
Cool and dreary conditions were present across the state of Iowa
today. An expansive area of rainfall moved northward through the
southern and central portions of the state, weakening by late
afternoon and early evening. Rainfall amounts today were up to a half
inch to an inch in parts of southern Iowa. Temperatures held steady
through the afternoon, hanging around the upper 30s and 40s. This is
below normal for late March.
Cloudy and cool weather will continue overnight with chance for a few
light rain showers. The state will dry out by Sunday afternoon,
although little to no sunshine will peek through the clouds. Highs
will be near normal ranging from the mid 40s in northern Iowa to mid
50s in the south.
The first half of next week will drier than what we have seen lately,
although another storm system may bring additional chances for
widespread rainfall by Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures are
expected to hover near normal through much of the week with highs
generally in the 50s.