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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1112 AM CDT Sat May 19 2018

The overnight hours were mostly quiet across Iowa. There were a few
sprinkles reported along the Iowa-Missouri state line, with fog in
portions of southeast Iowa. Overnight low temperatures were in the
upper 50s to lower 60s. Cloud cover increased overnight as the next
system approaches the area. By late morning, areas east of U.S.
Highway 59 had clear skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.
Along the Missouri River Valley conditions were cloudier and slightly
cooler.

The weather was more active across the central Plains overnight, with
robust thunderstorms moving through Kansas and wide spread rain
showers across Nebraska and Kansas. This left plenty of cloud cover
over Nebraska and Kansas this morning. Rain showers were still
occurring in Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri with a few embedded
thunderstorms in the Kansas and Missouri group. East of the
Mississippi River, conditions have been quieter, with temperatures in
the upper 60s to lower 70s by late morning.

Overall, the afternoon hours will be relatively quiet across Iowa.
Cloud cover will gradually increase. High temperatures will be in the
low the mid 80s. Rain showers will begin to develop in the early
evening, with scattered thunderstorms possible later this evening and
overnight. A few storms could be severe, particularly in southwest
Iowa. Rain showers will continue overnight, and last for most of the
morning and afternoon on Sunday. Monday will start the work week off
with a few isolated rain showers, before drying up for Tuesday.
Afternoon high temperatures the next few days will be cooler after the
passage of this system bring north winds to Iowa.



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