Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
529 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Hold on to your hat! High wind speeds have been the main story across
Iowa this afternoon and into the early evening. Winds have been
northwesterly at 25 to 30 miles per hour. A few stations in Iowa have
reported wind gusts above 40 miles per hour throughout the day. Skies
have been mostly cloudy this afternoon, with a few breaks noted on
visible satellite in east-central Iowa. There have also been a few
isolated light rain showers reported. Afternoon high temperatures
reached into the mid 60s for central and southern Iowa. In northern
and northeastern Iowa, high temperatures only reached into the mid

The rest of the Great Plains and Midwest have also been experiencing
gusty winds this afternoon. Kansas, Missouri, and central Illinois
have seen temperatures in the mid 60s. To the north, South Dakota and
Minnesota have seen temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. Sky
conditions have been partly to mostly cloudy.

For this evening, the wind will continue to be the main story. Winds
will be northwesterly at 25 to 35 miles per hour, with wind gusts of
40 to 50 miles per hour. Overnight low temperatures will drop into the
mid 30s for much of northern Iowa. Central and southern Iowa will see
low temperatures in the mid 40s. For tomorrow, northwestern Iowa will
struggle to rise above the upper 40s for afternoon high temperatures.
Central and southern Iowa will sit around the 50 degree benchmark.
Winds will continue to gust throughout the day.

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