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SundayMostly sunny in the morning and afternoon. Increasing clouds in the evening with thunderstorms. Some may be strong or severe.
MondayHappy Labor Day! Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms.
TuesdayPartly cloudy and muggy with isolated showers and storms.
WednesdayPartly cloudy and mild.
ThursdayMainly sunny skies, comfy temps
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and storms in the late afternoon and evening.
SaturdayIsolated showers in the early morning, then becoming partly cloudy and dry. Warm and muggy in the afternoon.
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Morning Storms, Midday Break
Updated: Friday, August 29 @ 3:15 a.m.
Our Friday starts mostly cloudy with scattered showers through the mid-morning. Both the heat and humidity will increase throughout the day as a warm front moves through the state. Afternoon highs will be in the low 80s. By late afternoon, more storms will develop and continue into the evening. The storms could affect some high school football games, especially north of Highway 20 where storms are expected to be the strongest.
Tonight's storm chance will carry over into early Saturday morning, but the rain will likely only affect the college football tailgaters. Both Iowa and Iowa State begin their football seasons with home games starting at 11:00 a.m. Conditions will be partly cloudy and dry at kick off with temperatures in the mid 70s. Highs will be in the low 80s Saturday afternoon.
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CEDAR RAPIDS ALMANAC for August 29
Normal High: 80 Normal Low: 58
Record High: 97 (1925) Record Low: 40 (1946)
Sunrise: 6:29 am Sunset: 7:45 pm
Monthly Precip. (Broadcast Park): 1.44"
Monthly Precip. (Airport): 1.54"