Iowa Braces for Hot Father’s Day Weekend with Potential Storms


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Des Moines, IA – Iowa residents should prepare for a warm and varied weather pattern leading into Father’s Day weekend. Pleasant weather is forecast for today, with mostly sunny skies and light northeast winds. Highs will reach around 77 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows dipping to 57 degrees and light southeast winds.

According to the National Weather Service in Des Moines, Tuesday’s weather will warm up, with highs reaching 84 degrees under partly cloudy skies. There is a chance of isolated thunderstorms, although most areas will remain dry.

The Quad Cities National Weather Service reports that the warm trend will continue through the week. Highs are expected to climb into the 80s and lower 90s by late week and into the weekend. There is a slight risk (Level 2 of 5) for severe storms Thursday afternoon into the night, with the main threat being damaging winds.

For the weekend, Friday’s highs will range from 81 to 90 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Saturday will see partly to mostly sunny conditions with highs between 80 and 89 degrees and a 20-30% chance of showers in the northwest. Father’s Day on Sunday will be warm and hot, with temperatures ranging from 86 to 93 degrees and a slight chance of showers and storms in the northwest.


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