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This post was written by Schnack on September 6, 2013

A Couple More Hot Days

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UPDATED at 4:30 PM

Tonight:
Partly cloudy. Low: 65-67. Wind: S 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: 88-96. Wind: S 5-15 mph.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Low: 62-67. Wind: E 5-10 mph

Sunday: Partly cloudy. High: near 80.

Monday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: near 90.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy, warm and humid with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 80s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High: mid 80s.

Thursday: Mostly sunny. High: near 80.

Friday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 70s.

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It has been a sunny day with temperatures in the 80s and a few locations approaching 90 at 4:00 PM. Not the most comfortable conditions for high school football this evening.

Football
High School Football Kickoff Forecast
Mostly clear
Temp: mid 80s
Wind: S 5-10 mph

The weather will remain dry through the weekend with the exception of a slight chance of a shower/storm Saturday as a cold front slowly drifts south across the state. It will be a hot day, especially south of Highway 20, with temperatures in the mid 90s. North of the highway, where the front will cross first, the afternoon highs will be in the upper 80s. Here is the forecast position of the front at 1 PM Saturday.

Sep 6 Sat SFC MAP

Now with the front south of Iowa, Sunday will be a little more comfortable with highs near 80 degrees. Hold on, don’t get too excited. The hot and humid weather returns with a warm front crossing Iowa from west to east. Here is the forecast position of the front Monday morning.

Sep 6 Mon AM Sfc Map

There will be a slight chance of showers/storms with the warm front Monday and the passage of a cold front Tuesday. The cold front will come across the state from NW to SE. This will also be our best chance of rain in the next seven days. Here is the rain forecast from Monday evening to Wednesday evening.

Sep 6 QPF

Cooler temperatures and dry air will settle in across the Midwest during the second half of the week as a large area of high pressure move across the Midwest and Great Lakes. It will also remain dry with plenty of sunshine each day.

College Kickoff Forecast
Iowa
Missouri State at Iowa
Temp: upper 80s
Partly Cloudy
Wind: S 5-15 mph

UNI
Drake at UNI
Temp: low 90s
Partly Cloudy
Wind: S 5-15 mph

Iowa State
Iowa State has the week off

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This post was written by Schnack on September 6, 2013