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Weather Summary for Upper Mississippi River Valley
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
357 AM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018

High pressure continued to bring clear skies and seasonably cool
temperatures to the northeast half of the region. Low pressure in
the central plains spread some clouds over the southwest half of
the region, along with a little patchy light rain into southwest
Iowa. Early morning temperatures range from around zero in parts
of northern Wisconsin and northeast Minnesota, to the mid 40s in
southwest Iowa.

The high will remain in control across the north and east parts of
the region today and tonight. The low is going to spread
thickening clouds and light rain or a wintry mix across much of
Iowa and far southwest Minnesota today. Some light rain, snow or
freezing rain spread across eastern Iowa into far southern
Wisconsin and northern Illinois tonight. Snow amount up to an inch
are possible across northeast Iowa and far southwest Wisconsin,
along with a glazing of ice.

Highs today are going to range from some mid 30s in western
Minnesota to mostly the upper 30s to mid 40s elsewhere. Lows
tonight will dip to 10 to 15 above across the northland, to the
mid 30s in southern Iowa.

Saturday is looking to be a dry, sunny to partly cloudy and warmer
day, with highs in the 40s to lower 50s.

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