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  • Nice Friday and Saturday Ahead

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 57 Precip: 0.36″ Average High Today: 66 Record High Today: 90 (2012) Low: 28 (1934) Sunrise: 6:20 Sunset: 8:06

    U.S. High Temperature for Thursday, April 24, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT April 25)
    98 at Del Rio, TX
    98 at Uvalde, TX

    Low Temperature for Thursday, April 24, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT April 25)

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1902: A resident of Creston was struck by lightning twice during the same storm and lived. He was walking home during the onset of a thunderstorm, struck by lightning, and rendered unconscious. He was soon awakened by the ensuing heavy rainfall and resumed his journey home at a slower pace, partially paralyzed from the initial shock. Just as he reached the doorstep of his residence he was struck by a second lightning bolt and once again rendered unconscious. He miraculously survived the experience although his hair and eyebrows were singed and some exposed portions of his skin were blackened.

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

    Today: Gorgeous… 75. West winds at 5-10.

    Tonight: Mostly clear… 50. South winds 5-10.

    Saturday: Partly cloudy and breezy… 73. East winds 15-25.

    Saturday night: Scattered storms… some could be strong… 50.

    Sunday: Scattered thunderstorms… some could be strong… 70.

    Monday: Scattered showers… 67.

    Tuesday through Thursday: Periods of scattered showers… highs in the mid-to-upper 50’s.

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