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NWS Des Moines 2h
Replying to @wcoop2776
Hard to say for sure that far out. However, right now it is appearing unlikely. Quiet conditions with little precipitation expected this Friday through the end of next week.
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NWS Des Moines 2h
Rain/drizzle SC/SE IA Thursday. Brief wintry mix early Thu and again by Thu evening. Isolated slick spots during AM/PM commutes.
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NWS Des Moines 3h
Fog possible with clouds increasing central/south. Fog and clouds north. Some frosty patches from fog possible into early Thu AM.
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NWS Des Moines 7h
Polk County has released information from the SBA for available disaster assistance by central Iowa residents affected by floods and tornadoes this past summer. More information and details if you qualify can be found at
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NWS Des Moines 8h
Freezing drizzle being reported at the Des Moines airport and showing up on radar across portions of central Iowa this morning. Some icy spots may start to develop on roads and sidewalks. Some icing/precipitation showing up on plow cams on Hwy 5 SE of the DSM airport.
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NWS Des Moines 10h
7am - reports some frost covered roads and bridges across NW Iowa early this morning. Slow down and plan for changeable road conditions over short distances.
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NWS Des Moines 10h
Replying to @thatoneiowan
Majority will be south and east of the metro. Some light precip may eek into the metro with the metro right on the edge. Would be light freezing rain in the AM, cold rain during the day, light snow in the PM is the metro gets clipped.
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NWS Des Moines 11h
A cold, light rain possible southeast Thursday, may be some freezing drizzle early and a mix of light snow into the night as well.
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NWS Des Moines 12h
More clouds than sun today and mostly cloudy tonight. Mild with highs middle 20s to lower 40s today. Lows in the 20s tonight.
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NWS Des Moines 13h
IEM feature from and NOHRSC () noting the "snow hole" over central Iowa so far this season. Most of the snow to the north and south with little in between.
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NWS Des Moines 24h
An additional threat of mixed precipitation is expected in southeast half of Iowa on Thursday. Be prepared for slick conditions!
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Light freezing drizzle will produce slick roads in portions of northern and eastern Iowa late tonight into Wednesday morning.
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Replying to @NWSDesMoines
CORRECTION: This should be tonight through WEDNESDAY Morning, not Tuesday morning. Currently working on correcting this graphic now.
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Dry late week with mild temps.
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Icy conditions possible south Thursday morning. Rain during the day across the southeast, changing to snow late afternoon and evening before
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Maintenance on the NOAA Weather Radio WXL-57 At Des Moines has been completed as of 3:45 pm this Tuesday afternoon. Service is now being provided. Thanks for your patience!
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Icy conditions across parts of northeast into east central Iowa for the Wednesday morning commute. A light glaze to a few hundredth of an in
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
...NOAA Weather Radio WXL-57 At Des Moines Will Be Briefly Off The Air This Afternoon... One the maintenance begins, the radio should be back in service within one to two hours. Details can be found here:
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
We ran a poll yesterday...When was the last time Des Moines received 6" of snow or more?
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NWS Des Moines Dec 11
Partly to mostly cloudy through midweek. Mild today, but chances for light freezing drizzle or flurries near Waterloo early Wed morning.
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