Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
524 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

A warm day across Iowa, as temperatures this afternoon reached the
low 50s north, into the 60s across central Iowa, and low to mid 70s
south. Skies today have generally been cloudy, with a few peaks of
sunshine through high clouds through the day. Winds today have
switched from northerly to easterly throughout the day, at 5 to 15

Tonight brings the potential for rain and thunder storms, with a
chance for a few isolated severe storms possible north. Tomorrow
brings the chance for more widespread thunderstorms, with stronger
severe storms possible, particularly over southern and central Iowa.
Saturday precipitation will switch over to snow, with chances for
moderate accumulations over northwest Iowa. The snow combined with
strong winds means blizzard conditions are possible on Saturday over
northwest Iowa. Further south and east will see lower snow totals
generally of and inch or under. Snow will eventually taper off by
Sunday morning. Temperatures with this system will be in the 30s and
40 across Iowa, and cooler temperatures in the 40s and 50s will
continue through the first part of next week.

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