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Some showers and thunderstorms will drift across northern Iowa tonight and then into eastern Iowa by early Thursday morning. Severe weather is not anticipated. After a break from precipitation later in the day, chances for showers and some storms return to end the work week however, which will last into the weekend. Temperatures will be normal to just below normal with highs often in the 70s or lower 80s.
Drought conditions continue to worsen across Iowa with 45% of the state now in drought and a few counties in southern Iowa upgraded to Extreme (D3) Drought. Unfortunately, little to no drought significant rainfall is expected in the near term. For more drought information go to