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This post was written by Schnack on September 20, 2013
UPDATED at 4:15 PM
Tonight: Decreasing and cooler. Low: 40-45. Wind: NW 5-15 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High: 64-68. Wind: N 5-15 mph.
Saturday Night: Clear and cool. Low: 39-42. Wind: E 5-10 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High: near 70.
Monday: Partly cloudy. High: near 70.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High: low-mid 70s.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High: mid-upper 70s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 70s.
Friday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: near 80.
It felt like we changed seasons overnight. Hot and humid with severe thunderstorms Thursday and now today we have a gusty wind, temperatures in the low 60s and windy. The visible satellite photo from this afternoon showers two layers of clouds and moving in different directions. The clouds are moving southeast while at the same time the clouds higher in the sky are moving northwest (see image below).
If you are heading to the high school football games this evening bring a jacket. Temperatures will be in the low near 60 at kickoff and drop to the mid 50s by the end of the game. The wind will gradually diminish through the evening from the NW.
Fall officially arrives on Sunday and will feel like it this weekend. Dry weather is forecast through early Thursday next week. Temperatures will slowly warm to near 80 by the end of next week. The 8-14 day outlook (Sep 27-Oct 3) shows near normal temperatures and precipitation.
UNI is playing at Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)
Iowa State has the week off.
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7 AM Thursday to 7 AM Friday
|Ainsworth 7.4 N||Washington||0.45|
|Amana 4.7 W||Iowa||0.49|
|Anamosa 3SSW, IA||Jones||0.80|
|BELLE PLAINE, IA||Benton||0.93|
|Cedar Falls||Black Hawk||0.71|
|Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE||Black Hawk||0.80|
|Central City 6.7 W||Linn||1.08|
|CHARLES CITY, IA||Floyd||0.16|
|CRESCO 1NE, IA||Howard||0.16|
|Decorah 7.9 ENE||Winneshiek||0.36|
|Dubuque #3, IA||Dubuque||0.93|
|Dubuque L&D 11, IA||Dubuque||0.95|
|ELKADER 6SSW, IA||Clayton||1.06|
|Ely 0.5 SE||Linn||0.68|
|GRUNDY CENTER, IA||Grundy||0.58|
|GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA||Clayton||1.15|
|IONIA 2W, IA||Chickasaw||0.23|
|IOWA CITY, IA||Johnson||0.54|
|IOWA FALLS, IA||Hardin||0.36|
|MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA||Delaware||0.96|
|MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA||Jackson||0.31|
|Marengo 2.6 SSW||Iowa||0.43|
|Marion 1.2 NE||Linn||1.11|
|Monona WWTP, IA||Clayton||0.44|
|NASHUA 2SW, IA||Floyd||0.28|
|NEW HAMPTON, IA||Chickasaw||0.30|
|NORTH ENGLISH, IA||Iowa||0.45|
|North Liberty 1.0 ENE||Johnson||0.61|
|Oelwein 0.8 WNW||Fayette||0.85|
|OSAGE , IA||Mitchell||0.12|
|POPEJOY 1 S, IA||Franklin||0.34|
|Solon 0.3 ESE||Johnson||0.49|
|ST ANSGAR, IA||Mitchell||0.10|
|STANLEY 4 W, IA||Buchanan||0.45|
|VOLGA 1NE, IA||Clayton||1.09|
|Waterloo 1.8 SSE||Black Hawk||0.72|
|WAUCOMA , IA||Fayette||0.43|
|Waucoma 0.2 N||Fayette||0.34|
|Waucoma 3.2 S||Fayette||0.30|
|WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA||Iowa||0.31|
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