• St. Patrick’s Day Forecast

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 33 Precip: 0.1″ Snow Average High Today: 50 Record High Today: 83 (2012) Low: 0 (1909) Sunrise: 7:23 Sunset: 7:23

    U.S. High Temperature for Sunday, March 16, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT March 17)
    94 at Miramar NAS, CA
    94 at Death Valley, CA

    Low Temperature for Sunday, March 16, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT March 17)
    -27 at Crane Lake, MN
    -27 at Babbitt, MN
    -27 at Embarrass, MN
    -27 at Wakefield, MI

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1870: A snow storm with strong winds impacted portions of Iowa and Minnesota from March 14-17. More than a month later the Estherville Vindicator newspaper coined the term “blizzard” to describe this storm, making this the earliest known published use of the word blizzard as a weather term.

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

    Today: Partly cloudy and breezy… 51. South winds 10-20 gusting to near 30mph.

    Tonight: 10% rain chance north of highway 30… otherwise partly cloudy… 33. South winds 10-20mph.

    Tuesday: 30% rain chance late… breezy… 53. SSE winds 15-20 gusting to 25mph.

    Wednesday: 40% rain chance… breezy… 47.

    Thursday: Partly cloudy… 56.

    Friday: 20% chance of rain late… 54.

    Saturday: Partly cloudy… 43.

    Sunday: Partly cloudy… 44.

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