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NWS Des Moines 26m
⛈️ Thunderstorms are still expected to form over NW Iowa late Tue afternoon, and continue moving south and east through the state during the evening. Some may be severe with large hail (2+"), damaging wind and even tornadoes. Go to for more info.
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DMACC 48m
Happy to all! It’s a beauty out there. ☀️
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Iowa State Patrol 1h
District 3 - Council Bluffs A view from Interstate 29 at the 67 mile marker. Remember: If you see standing water over ANY roadway...slow down, turn around, and use caution. You should NEVER try to drive through standing water!
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NWS Des Moines 4h
The image shows gauge corrected, radar based estimates of % of normal precip since Sep 1st. Some parts of northern IA are over 300% of normal, while parts of southern IA remain below normal, even after weekend rains.
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NWS Des Moines 6h
Temps this week will be on a small roller coaster. 🎢
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NWS Des Moines 6h
Here is an animated GIF showing the mixing out of the shallow fog this morning from the viewpoint of our radar in Johnston, IA.
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NWS Des Moines 8h
View looking west from our office webcam this morning at 6:55 am showing areas of fog. The fog is locally dense. The fog will dissipate quickly over the next hour.
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NWS Des Moines 9h
Stay weather alert with strong to severe storms expected late Tuesday!
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NWS Des Moines 9h
Pleasant weather across today!
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NWS Des Moines 16h
Patchy fog is developing over central Iowa late this Sunday evening at 10:51 pm. Patchy fog with some areas of fog will be possible from now until just after sunrise Monday morning. The fog is expected to become more widespread south and southwest near sunrise Monday.
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NWS Des Moines 21h
⛈️ Thunderstorm chances return west late Tuesday afternoon, spreading east into the night and Wednesday morning. Strong to severe storms possible during the evening with large hail and damaging wind the primary threats.
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NWS Des Moines 21h
Replying to @the_cooler
It is Tuesday afternoon, not Thursday afternoon. Thanks for pointing out our error.
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NWS Des Moines 21h
Replying to @the_denniskleen
Yep, it should be Tuesday afternoon. Thanks for pointing out the error.
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
⛅ Clearing expected later tonight with patchy fog possible. Lows 50 to 55. Dry Monday. Partly to mostly sunny, and less humid. Highs in the 70s. Chances for storms return late Tue into Wed however.
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
1100 am...Showers continue to slowly move east this morning with conditions drying out this afternoon producing cooler temperatures and decreasing cloud cover.
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NWS Sioux Falls Sep 22
Enjoy the last full day of summer! Fall begins tomorrow at 2:50 am.
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
🌧️ Here are some of the top rainfall amounts reported across central IA since yesterday. Centerville - 3.75" Plano - 2.80" 8 SSE Corydon - 2.70" Maxwell - 2.60" 5 S Nevada - 2.57" Fort Dodge Airport - 2.56"
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
🌧️ 9am - Areas of showers and a few thunderstorms continue to move across Iowa this morning. Rain chances should decrease by afternoon however.
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
745 am...Light to moderate showers with occasional thunder ending from west to east this afternoon.
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NWS Des Moines Sep 22
Showers and storms persist today with localized additional heavy rainfall possible
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