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    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 49 Precip: Trace Average High Today: 68 Record High Today: 90 (1952) Low: 30 (1967, 1908) Sunrise: 6:10 Sunset: 8:14

    U.S. High Temperature for Thursday, May 1, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT May 2)
    100 at Chula Vista, CA

    Low Temperature for Thursday, May 1, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT May 2)
    6 at Climax, CO

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 2013: Snow fell in Iowa May 1-3, with the heaviest totals from north to south through the central part of the state: pic.twitter.com/QDtLfTq50M
    1908: The last several days of April and first few days of May saw unseasonably cold weather across Iowa, with light snow falling over much of the state on April 26-27 and several rounds of frost and freezing temperatures following through May 3rd. Temperatures bottomed out on the 2nd dropping below freezing at nearly every station in the state. Washta reported a morning low of 13 F which remains the coldest reading on record in Iowa in the month of May. Other low temperatures included 17 F at Atlantic, 18 F at Harlan, and 19 F at Bedford and Little Sioux. Damage to fruit crops was widespread and substantial with some locations reporting a near total failure.

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

    Today: Mostly sunny, breezy and warmer…. 67. West winds 10-20, gusting near 30mph.

    Tonight: Variable clouds… 44. NW winds 5-20 mph.

    Saturday: Partly cloudy… 70. West winds 5-15 mph.

    Saturday night: 20% rain chance… 47.

    Sunday: 20% morning rain chance… partly cloudy and a bit cooler later… 63.

    Sunday night: Partly cloudy… 47.

    Monday: Mostly cloudy but warmer… 69.

    Monday night: Partly cloudy… 49.

    Tuesday: Partly cloudy… 72.

    Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy… 60.

    Wednesday: 20% chance of showers and storms… 81.

    Wednesday night: 20% chance of showers and storms… 63.

    Thursday: 30% chance of showers and storms… 78

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