Friday Severe Outlook
DSM Almanac: High Thursday: 79, Precip: .15 (as of 1:30am), Average High: 68, Record High: 92 (1938), Low: 29 (1999, 1968, 1935), Sunrise: 7:15, Set: 6:51
U.S. High Temperature for Thursday, October 3, 2013
98 at Fort Stockton, TX
Low Temperature for Thursday, October 3, 2013
21 at Truckee, CA
On This Day in Iowa Weather History… October 4, 1938: Unseasonably hot weather brought the temperature all the way up to 97 F at Knoxville tying the all-time Iowa October record that had also been reached at Onawa just the previous day. Other reported high temperatures on the 4th included 96 F at Bloomfield, 95 F at Shenandoah and Sigourney, 94 F at Albia, 93 F at Fairfield, Iowa City, Little Sioux, and Marshalltown, and 92 F at Des Moines, Grinnell, and Sioux City. (courtesy NWS)
Your KCWI-23HD Forecast:
Today: Scattered storms… 83. SSE winds 10-15 gusting to 25.
Tonight: Scattered storms… some strong… tornadoes possible in northwest Iowa late afternoon thru evening, with a squall line moving west-to-east across western/central Iowa between 7PM and 11PM. Low 55. SW winds 10-15.
Saturday: Partly sunny …windy… a couple of showers… 59 with falling temps late. SW winds 10-20, gusting to 30.
Hawkeye football forecast: Kickoff 11am… 62 degrees… sw winds around 15… scattered showers.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy… scattered showers… breezy… 54.
Monday: Partly cloudy… 68.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny… 72.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy… 74.
Thursday: Partly cloudy… 76.