Strong Cold Air Moving over Northern Iowa

Cold wind

The precipitation is expected to end this evening and the cold air mass over the eastern Rockies will blast through the vicinity tonight. The National Weather Service says that the weather tonight will be cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10 due to it being windy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph and gusts as high as 32 mph. Thursday will be partly sunny with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -10 because it will be windy, with a west to northwest wind 15 to 21 mph and gusts as high as 29 mph.

USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says that this storm and accompanying cold air behind it will be a significant change, even for travelers:

Keep it tuned to KIOW and check our website often for updates to the radical change in the weather.

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