Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
350 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Skies have been cloudy across much of western and northern into
central Iowa through the overnight hours, with mostly clear skies into
far east central and southeastern Iowa. Winds have been out of the
north to northeast at around 5 to 15 mph through the night. Early
morning temperatures are in the 30s throughout Iowa. Some light
precipitation has moved into far west central and northwest Iowa
through the early morning hours.

An upper level disturbance will move through the state today spreading
precipitation chances across much of western into portions of central
Iowa through the day. Mainly light snow is expected across northern
Iowa with snow changing to rain in the central, west central and
southwest. Some light snow accumulations are expected into northwest
to west central Iowa with most sites expected to receive around an
inch or less of snow. A few spots may see 1 to 2 inch totals. Any snow
accumulations are expected mainly in grassy areas, but a few slick
spots on area roads will still be possible. Otherwise Wednesday is
expected to be dry across the area, with another quick shot of light
precipitation for Thursday. A larger weather system is expected to
impact the state for Friday into Thursday bringing chances for
widespread precipitation. Much of the precipitation looks to be rain
for Friday with some snow chances mixing in across northern Iowa into


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