A large ridge in the jet stream moves east and keeps us dry by providing sinking air in the atmosphere. Expect sun in the morning then more clouds by the afternoon with partly cloudy conditions expected. Temperatures are cooler with an east wind at 5-10mph causing temps to be in the 50s lakeside, on the hill expect mid 60s and further inland expect low to mid 70s.
A warm front pushes into the region Saturday night into Sunday. This brings the chance of rain and storms up to 60%. Some of the storms could be severe. Expect most of the precip to fall in the morning and wrap up with some scattered showers by the afternoon. Morning lows are in the upper 40s and highs reach the low 60s on the hill, as the east wind continues to keep lakeside locations cooler, in the low 50s.
There’s a huge surge of warm air on the way Monday. Morning lows are in the mid 50s and highs reach the mid 80s. There’s a 20% chance of showers and a rumble of thunder too.
It's still looking interesting. There’s a normal low pressure system that gets absorbed by what’s left of Tropical Storm Cristobal. The combined low moves into eastern Iowa by Tuesday afternoon. This increases our chance of rain to 80%, and could be on the order of 1-3”. Morning lows are in the low 60s and highs are in the mid 70s with cloudy skies.
The combined low moves over the Great Lakes and continues our cloud coverage Wednesday. It also brings a 50% chance of rain and thunder. Morning lows are in the mid 50s and highs reach the upper 60s.