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Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
334 AM CDT Sat Mar 17 2018

Cool and dry high pressure remained over the northern and eastern
parts of the region during the late evening and overnight hours.
Low pressure moving across Missouri brought clouds to the southern
parts of the region, along with some rain and even a few
thunderstorms to parts of Iowa into northern Illinois. Early
morning temperatures ranged from around 10 above across parts of
the northland, to the lower 30s across central and southern Iowa.

The low will quickly move east and weaken today. The lingering
Light rain or a wintry mix in eastern Iowa and northern Illinois
will exit by mid-day. High pressure is going to quickly build
back in, with sunny skies or decreasing clouds over most of the
Upper Midwest by afternoon. Highs are going to range from some
upper 30s across western Iowa, to mostly the 40s to lower 50s

High pressure will bring generally clear skies and light winds to
the region tonight. Look for lows to range from some teens across
the northland, to the lower 30s in southern Iowa.

Sunday will see mostly sunny skies over the east side of the
region and partly to mostly cloudy skies over the west half, with
highs mostly in the 40s to lower 50s.

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