Seasonable temperatures and frosty mornings ahead of midweek storm system

It’s been another beautiful fall day across the area with highs topping out in the low 60s. We have one more dry day Tuesday before the changes take place. A frost advisory is in place for Tuesday morning as temperatures drop anywhere from the low to upper 30s. Interactive Radar | Weather AlertsAfter the sun comes up Tuesday, temperatures will warm into the mid 60s by afternoon. We’ll likely begin dry on Wednesday, but then it does turn breezy during the day. The rain begins Wednesday after lunch. It is looking like several soggy days from Wednesday evening through Friday. A widespread 2-3 inches of rain are likely through Friday afternoon. The storm potential is there across extreme SW Iowa for a strong storm or two to develop, but regular thunderstorms are possible elsewhere across the state through Wednesday. The winds will kick up even more on Thursday. Temperatures will drop below average for much of this work week, but get even cooler by the weekend with highs in the 50s. Rain should begin to wane by Friday afternoon.Iowa weather forecastMonday Night: Mostly clear skies. Frost possible, especially in northeast Iowa. Low 38F. Light NW winds expected.Tuesday: Frost in the morning, then sunny skies. High 66F. Winds shifting from NW to NE at 5 to 10 mph.Tuesday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 47F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and storms developing in the afternoon mainly in Central and Southern Iowa. High 61F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.Wednesday Night: Breezy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 52F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

DES MOINES, Iowa —

It’s been another beautiful fall day across the area with highs topping out in the low 60s. We have one more dry day Tuesday before the changes take place. A frost advisory is in place for Tuesday morning as temperatures drop anywhere from the low to upper 30s.

Interactive Radar | Weather Alerts

After the sun comes up Tuesday, temperatures will warm into the mid 60s by afternoon. We’ll likely begin dry on Wednesday, but then it does turn breezy during the day. The rain begins Wednesday after lunch. It is looking like several soggy days from Wednesday evening through Friday.

A widespread 2-3 inches of rain are likely through Friday afternoon. The storm potential is there across extreme SW Iowa for a strong storm or two to develop, but regular thunderstorms are possible elsewhere across the state through Wednesday. The winds will kick up even more on Thursday. Temperatures will drop below average for much of this work week, but get even cooler by the weekend with highs in the 50s. Rain should begin to wane by Friday afternoon.

Iowa weather forecast

Monday Night: Mostly clear skies. Frost possible, especially in northeast Iowa. Low 38F. Light NW winds expected.

Tuesday: Frost in the morning, then sunny skies. High 66F. Winds shifting from NW to NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly to mostly cloudy. Low 47F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and storms developing in the afternoon mainly in Central and Southern Iowa. High 61F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Breezy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 52F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.

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