Scattered showers and cloudy sky conditions made for a cool, gray. Additional scattered showers and thunderstorms may be possible throughout this evening before tapering off overnight. Counties in north central Iowa could see an isolated chance for severe thunderstorms to form this evening. The main hazards will be being strong to damaging winds and the potential of an isolated tornado in those isolated strong to severe cells. Within Cerro Gordo, Worth, Hancock, and Winnebago counties, conditions are favorable for funnel clouds to form, but are not expected to reach the ground. The risk for severe weather will wane after sunset, until then, make sure to stay weather aware.
Overnight lows will settle into the lower 60s with mostly cloudy skies and light southeast winds. General scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will be possible after midnight, into the early morning hours of Sunday.
Clouds linger into early Sunday before cutting back and becoming partly sunny for the afternoon. Highs will be seasonal in the upper 70s with a light north breeze. Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms will be possible throughout much of Monday and Monday night with heavy rainfall being the main concern. Current models hinting at rain totals between 1-2″, with the highest totals south of I-90. Lingering showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible Tuesday morning with skies clearing for the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s to start the new work week. Dry, sunny conditions return for Wednesday with highs in the mid 70s.
Temperatures trend warmer into the upper 70s and lower 80s for the late week and start of the weekend. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday could see a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms with partly sunny skies.