Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and spread over Central Iowa through this evening. Severe weather is not expected at this time.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in place for far North Central Iowa as the rain will eventually change to snow late tonight into the early morning hours Friday. 1 to 3″ of snow is possible Fort Dodge to Mason City with higher amounts in far NW Iowa, along the Minnesota border.
Snow may wrap around Western Iowa, as far south as I-80, with even a dusting of snow possible in Des Moines.
Temperatures will warm up a bit over the weekend, with a chance for showers late Sunday through Tuesday.
Much warmer weather will return on Wednesday.