• Gorgeous Wednesday

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 74 Precip: 0″ Average High Today: 86 Record High Today: 102 (1936) Low: 53 (1906) Sunrise: 5:55 Sunset: 8:46

    U.S. High Temperature for Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT July 16)
    118 at Death Valley, CA

    Low Temperature for Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT July 16)
    36 at Hettinger, ND
    36 at Hill City, SD

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1996: Torrential rains fell across portions of west central Iowa on the night of July 16-17. At the Castana Experiment Farm in Monona County 12.02 inches of rain was recorded which was the highest official 24-hour rainfall amount in Iowa since 1968. Mapleton reported 9.77 inches overnight and Onawa came in with 9.12 inches.

    Your KCWI-23HD Great Day 7-Day Forecast:

    Today: Mostly sunny and warmer… 78. NW winds around 5 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly clear… 56.

    Thursday thru Saturday: Partly cloudy… highs in the low 80′s.

    Sunday: Partly cloudy and muggy… 86.

    Monday: Isolated morning storms possible… steamy… 89.

    Tuesday: 40% chance of storms… 89.

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