Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1040 AM CDT Wed Mar 14 2018

A clear and quiet morning across the region. Winds increased through
the morning from 5 to 10 mph early, to 15 to 25 mph by late morning.
Iowa was off to a cold start this morning, with temperatures in the
upper teens and 20s early this morning and reaching the 30s by late

The southwest winds will usher in warmer weather across the state
today, with high temperatures in the low to mid 60s this afternoon for
central and southern Iowa. Withs stronger winds and lower humidity
this afternoon, central and southern Iowa, and into Missouri and
Nebraska, should be aware of possible fire danger. Meanwhile,
northern Iowa will only reach the upper 40s and 50s today as an
approaching cold front will put a damper on temperatures.

The cold front will continue across the region through the night,
with cooler temperatures for tomorrow. Tomorrow, Iowa will see upper
30s to 40s north and 40s to low 50s south. Thursday night through
Saturday morning will bring chances for a wintry to mix to the region.
Precipitation will spread southwest to northeast starting late
Thursday night. Precipitation will begin as a wintry mix late Thursday
night, transitioning to rain for Friday, and switching back to a
wintry mix Friday night into early Saturday morning as precipitation
comes to an end. Temperatures during this time will be in the 30s and
40s during the day and 20s and 30s overnight.

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