The big story weather-wise will be Wednesday’s rainfall. Many areas will see an inch of rain, with locally heavier amounts possible under thunderstorms. Today’s weather will be mostly quiet leading up to our wet Wednesday, with seasonal highs in the low 80s. On Thursday, scattered storms are possible as the system that brought Wednesday’s rain is slow to exit the region. A few rain showers linger on Friday with a drying trend for the early weekend.
Rock Rapids, Iowa — It’s the 125th anniversary of the Lyon County Fair in Rock Rapids, and the fair is going on now. Read more
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Today will be sunny and dry with low humidity, making it a great summer day for outdoor activities. Tuesday will also be pleasant, with slowly increasing clouds & humidity. Tuesday night into Wednesday, the next weather system arrives, bringing widespread rain, with over an inch in the forecast for most of the area. A slow drying trend will close out the week.