A cold front swings through on Wednesday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely in Western Iowa early in the day, with storms reaching Central Iowa around lunch into the early afternoon.

Rain will become likely during the afternoon on Wednesday and will continue through Thursday morning. A few of the storms later Wednesday afternoon could be strong to severe. A 0.75″ to 1.75″ are possible throughout the state during that time frame, with some locally higher totals, especially in SE Iowa. Clouds clear out with highs back in the mid 80s and lots of sun for the weekend.