Rain will begin to develop across the state by late this afternoon. Rain will begin to develop east of I-35 and north of I-80 after 4pm. This development will be light and not widespread. It won’t be until late tonight into early Wednesday morning that the widespread heavy rain will enter the state.
The heaviest rain will fall north of highway 20, especially near the Minnesota/Iowa border. Early Wednesday morning, additional showers and thunderstorms will develop along the cold front in eastern Iowa. This is expected to occur after 3am Wednesday. All of the rain will exit the state by mid-morning Wednesday, leaving being a cloudy, cool day on Wednesday.
Rainfall amounts will range from a half inch to as much as two inches. The highest totals will fall north of highway 20 and east of interstate 35. South of interstate 80, rainfall totals will be light, ranging from a few hundredths of an inch to a half inch.
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