279  
AWUS83 KDMX 232218  
RWSDMX  
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-  
092>097-240630-  
 
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
518 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
AN ACTIVE AFTERNOON DEVELOPED OVER NORTHERN IOWA DUE TO SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS, A FEW OF WHICH BECAME SEVERE WITH HAIL UP TO THE SIZE  
OF GOLF BALLS. THIS WAS ALL OCCURRING IN RESPONSE TO A STRONG LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING TOWARD THE CENTRAL PLAINS, WILL KEEP RAIN  
CHANCES IN THE FORECAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGHS TODAY  
VARIED OVER THE STATE, RANGING FROM THE 60S AND 70S IN THE SUNSHINE  
OVER SOUTHERN IOWA, TO THE 40S AND 50S IN THE CLOUD COVER FURTHER  
NORTH.  
 
A LULL IN THE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACIDIFIED IS EXPECTED LATER  
THIS EVENING, BUT THEN THE NEXT ROUND OF RAIN WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN  
AND NORTHERN IOWA TONIGHT. THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE LOW.  
MORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY AND INTO SATURDAY.  
SOME PLACES MAY SEE AN INCH OR MORE OF RAINFALL, MAINLY IN THE  
NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE.  
 
A WET SPRING LIKE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE WITH ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR  
LIGHT RAIN ARE IN THE FORECAST FOR MONDAY, AND ONCE AGAIN WEDNESDAY  
AND THURSDAY. AT THIS TIME, TEMPERATURES LOOK TO REMAIN WARM ENOUGH TO  
NULLIFY THE THREAT FOR WINTRY WEATHER.  
 

 
 
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