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Displaying AFOS PIL: RWSDMX Received: 2018-03-08 17:08 UTC

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1108 AM CST Thu Mar 8 2018

Skies were sunny across the state this morning with cool temperatures.
The lows were in the teens statewide. Northwest winds were 5 to 10
mph. By late morning, readings had risen into the upper teens
northwest to around 30 south.

High pressure will remain in place across much of the upper midwest,
producing clear skies and unseasonably cold. The high pressure will
continue to move east today. Despite the sunshine, temperatures will 
remain cold with high temperatures generally in the 20s and 30s from 
Iowa and areas north to readings in the 40s across areas south in
Kansas and Missouri. The high pressure will move east tonight with 
warmer air beginning to shift east into the region. A band of light 
snow may develop over portions of South Dakota and southwest Minnesota
tonight as well though only minor accumulations are possible. 
Temperatures will be warmer Friday and Saturday. A system will impact
the region Saturday into Sunday. The precipitation is expected to 
begin as light rain or drizzle then transitioning to light snow or a 
rain and snow mix Saturday night into Sunday morning.