Forecasters Predict A Damp Holiday

National Weather Service NWS logoNorthwest Iowa — It’ll be a busy travel week for Iowans who are heading down the road to visit friends and relatives for Thanksgiving and they’ll likely be driving on wet pavement. High temperatures will climb into the 20’s to upper 30’s here in northwest Iowa over the next few days, with temperatures hitting the 50’s in some parts of the state, melting some of last weekend’s snow, but National Weather Service meteorologist Mindy Beerends says another storm front is closing in.

While much of Iowa got whalloped by last weekend’s snowstorm, she says there’s a remote possiblity more flakes will by flying soon.

Here in northwest Iowa, the forecast calls for a chance of snow developing late Wednesday night, with approximately 2-inches of new snow forecast for Thanksgiving Day.

Travelers should see mostly sunny and dry weather Friday and Saturday, while Sunday is forecast to be mostly cloudy, but dry.  A 40-percent chance of snow creeps back into the forecast for Sunday night, and continues into Monday.

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