A cold front is currently moving across the state this afternoon, which is creating wind gusts up to 45-mph. Cooler air will be moving into the state this evening because of this cold front. On Friday, a weak disturbance will move into the state, which will trigger a few showers, and even a few snow showers as the temperatures dip below freezing Friday evening.

Light rain showers will begin after noon on Friday and will continue to be isolated throughout the afternoon. As temperatures begin to fall below freezing Friday evening, rain will transition over to light snow. Any snowfall will melt on pavement, but a dusting of accumulation may be possible in grassy areas. The best chance for any snowfall accumulation will be across northern Iowa.

Highs this weekend across the state will be in the 40’s, with the sun returning on Sunday. On Monday, temperatures will warm slightly, with highs ranging from the low 40’s across northeast Iowa, to near 60 degrees across southwest Iowa. The warming trend will continue into Tuesday, with highs warming into the mid 50’s to upper 60’s.

Zach Sharpe

My name is Zach Sharpe. I am the president and forecaster for the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. You can find me on Twitter @Stormchaserzach and on Facebook at:

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