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This post was written by Schnack on September 3, 2013

Little to No Rain in the Forecast

Forecast Bar

UPDATED at 4:20 PM

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low: 54-56. Wind: SW 5.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a 10% chance of a shower. High: 84-89. Wind: SW to NW 5-10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low: 56-62. Wind: NE 5 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny High: low-mid 80s.

Friday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 80s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. High: upper 80s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: low-mid 80s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 80s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: low 80s.

Weather Extra Bar

It is another beautiful late summer day in the books. It was a crisp start this morning with temperature in the 40s and 50s (see map below).

Sep 3 AM Lows

Lows tonight will not be as cool…mid 50s are forecast. A weak cold front, with little to no moisture to work with, is forecast to track south across Iowa Wednesday. It will stir up a few clouds as it crosses the state. There is the slightest chance a stray shower would pop up. That is the reason I added a 10% chance of rain to the forecast.  Here is the forecast position of the cold front Wednesday evening.

Sep 3 Wed Eve Sfc Map

The weather will remain dry through Saturday as the temperatures warm back to the mid-upper 80s. The humidity level will be increasing as well as we get closer to the weekend. There is a slight chance of a shower/storms Sunday and Tuesday with the passage of a couple of fronts, but again these chances are low. I would not be surprise many locations remain rain free through early next week. Here is the rain forecast from Tuesday evening to Sunday evening.

Sep 3 QPF

The Climate Prediction Center 8-14 day outlook keeps Iowa dry with near normal temperatures.

Sep 8-14 Day Outlook

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This post was written by Schnack on September 3, 2013