Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
453 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Dense fog developed over the northwest portions of Iowa into southern
Minnesota early this morning. Some visibility restrictions under one
half mile were found across northern Iowa. Stratus blanketed the rest
of Iowa, southeast Minnesota, southern Wisconsin, much of Illinois and
Missouri early this morning. At 4 AM CDT, temperatures ranged in the
30s over northwest Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, eastern Nebraska
with even a few 20s found across northern Wisconsin. Where the
stratus laid, temperatures ranged in the 40s.

Expect the stratus to continue across the region throughout the day
today into tonight as it is forecast to fill back into northern Iowa
and southern Minnesota later this morning. Rain chances increase
overnight tonight over Nebraska and western Iowa before spreading
across much of the state during the day Wednesday. Periods of rain
will continue into Thursday before diminishing across the east by
Thursday evening. Along with the rain, breezy east to northeast winds
are likely to provide some chilly weather Wednesday into Thursday.
Some clearing is possible by Friday into Saturday. Although, more
rain chances are forecast Saturday night into Sunday.


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