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A warm southerly wind will keep temperatures rising through the morning into the afternoon. It will be unseasonably warm with highs in the lower 60s. Our projected 63 degree high temperature is only 7 degrees off a record high for the date. While we are basking in 60 degree weather here in the eastern edge of Iowa, there will be near blizzard conditions out near Omaha. If you’re traveling, you will run into some slick travel, west and north of Des Moines and Waterloo.

A steady rain is likely after sunset tonight, lasting into the wee hours of the morning on Friday. Temperatures will crash into the middle 30s…but remain just on top of the threshold for anything other than rain.

Friday will be blustery and cold with temps steady in the 30s. Our next batch of weather will arrive with rain on Monday. A transition to a light mix or snow is possible Monday night into Tuesday.

-Meteorologist Eric Sorensen

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The First Alert Forecast from Meteorologist Kevin Phelps

The QC is still on track for a warm, but wet Thanksgiving Day.  Light scattered showers will be likely through the morning hours so the Turkey Trot won’t be a complete wash out.  Temps will soar to around 60° early this afternoon then heavy rain moves in late afternoon into the evening hours.  We will pick up a widespread 1″-2″ of rain by Friday morning.  Temps will tumble tonight as the cold front moves through the area and a few flakes may mix in very early Friday.  Temps will run in the upper 30s and low 40s this weekend with passing clouds.

THANKSGIVING DAY: Light scattered showers early/PM Heavy rain. High 60°. Winds: S 10-20 mph.

TONIGHT: Showers taper off. Low 37° Winds: NW 5-15 mph.

BLACK FRIDAY: Gradual clearing and cooler. High 40°.



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