UPDATED at 4:50 PM
Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Low: 49-53. Wind: N 5-10 mph.
Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High: 65-71. Wind: N 5-10 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Low: 48-52. Wind: Light.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. High: low 70s.
Sunday: Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers/storms. High: near 70.
Monday: Partly cloudy. High: low-mid 70s.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid-upper 70s.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy with at 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid 70s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 70s.
It has been a cooler than normal afternoon with temperatures mainly in the 60s. We have been in and out of the clouds all day. Two or three light showers developed but otherwise it has been a dry day across eastern Iowa. Here is the visible satellite image from this afternoon.
Friday will be close to the same as today. In and out of the clouds with a stray shower possible in the afternoon. Most if not all locations will remain dry. The sky will become partly cloudy Friday night into Saturday. The next area of low pressure is forecast to bring a good chance of showers and storm to eastern Iowa Saturday night through Sunday. Here is the forecast map for Sunday morning.
The clouds will increase Saturday afternoon with the chance of showers moving into eastern Iowa during the evening or later. The WPC rain forecast from is for up to 1” of rain in eastern Iowa (see map below).
Monday will dry out before the next chance of showers/storms Tuesday and Wednesday. High pressure with dry weather is forecast for Thursday. High temperatures next week will be warmer than this week and closer to normal.
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This post was written by Schnack on June 6, 2013