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High pressure centered just to our east will stay in place this week. A warming trend begins today as south winds bring milder air into the state. Temperatures will gradually warm through the seventies, and eighties are not out of the question by the weekend. And, yes, we continue to stay dry.

On this day in Iowa weather history...

1938: Unseasonably hot weather brought the temperature all the way up to 97 F at Knoxville tying the all-time Iowa October record that had also been reached at Onawa just the previous day. Other reported high temperatures on the 4th included 96 F at Bloomfield, 95 F at Shenandoah and Sigourney, 94 F at Albia, 93 F at Fairfield, Iowa City, Little Sioux, and Marshalltown, and 92 F at Des Moines, Grinnell, and Sioux City.




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