Parts of Iowa can expect heavy rainfall tonight and early tomorrow, possibly forcing some rivers and creeks out of their banks. National Weather Service Meteorologist Frank Boksa says the storms will move into western and central Iowa this evening. "There’s a potential for some storms to produce hail and damaging winds, but the larger threat is from flooding," Boksa said. The main flooding concern is over southeast and east-central Iowa.
A Wind Advisory is posted for nearly all of western Iowa and a portion of northeast Iowa. Temperatures will remain relatively mild much of this week. A return to wintery conditions is forecast for the weekend. Boksa says another storm system moving into the upper Midwest will bring much colder air, with highs in the 30s and 40s for the weekend. The system is also expected to bring a mixture of rain and snow.