Wicked winds possible for part of the weekend


Wind chill values as low as -10. Low: 52. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour.

Tonight: Chilly with gradually increasing clouds. Southeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour.

Sunday: A round of heavy rain is expected Sunday morning with lingering, light showers in the afternoon.

Today: Cloudy with morning fog and a high at 42. East southeast wind around 5 miles per hour.

Additional snow and sleet accumulations of less than one inch are expected with ice accumulation of up to one-tenth of an inch across central Iowa.

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As a result, the high temperature for Thursday almost everywhere already occurred at midnight.

Southerly winds gradually return today and that's the ticket to more comfort.

This weekend, the temperature will rise to 58 degrees with light winds and partly cloudy skies on Saturday.

A strong cold front is now rolling through West Texas and will continue to move southwest as we head into early Wednesday morning. Rain chances will increase by the middle part of next week with highs climbing back into the 70s as the next disturbance looks to move through. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 19 to 24 miles per hour decreasing to 13 to 18 miles per hour in the evening. Showers arrive by mid week then eventually a few snow flurries by the end of the week next week. Cloudy, with a high near 33. East winds will become south winds overnight keeping temperatures in the 40s through morning. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny skies and cool temperatures continue, with a high of 60 degrees.