tonight: Slowly the clouds rise, and this will prevent the temperature from cooling as early as Thursday morning. Tonight dropped to single digits above zero. Wind is light from the southeast.
Friday: We spend the week of work with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures reaching the upper 20s, which is close to the normal time of the year. Wind rises ahead of weekend storms. Winds are from the southeast at 10–20 mph.
Friday night: Not much change. The sky was mostly cloudy with a southeast wind. The temperature drops a few degrees in 20 degrees.
Saturday: It will be dry in the morning. It will start raining anytime after noon. Northern counties will all have snow. The southern counties, probably South Cedar Rapids, will initially have a rain / snow mixture and then turn to snow in the evening. Roads will be decaying in the evening. It winds with winds from the east around 30 or 35 mph. High temperatures warm in the low 30s.
Saturday night: Snowfall continues overnight. This is when most accumulations will occur. Temperatures are in the upper 20s and winds begin to shift north as the low moves east. Upheaval conditions will cause icy and decreasing snowfall.
Sunday: Snow is mild in the morning and is closed by noon. Snow totals will be 2-7 ”in eastern Iowa. This snow will be slightly heavier. More of a wet snow and harder to shovel. High temperature is near 30 with northwest wind.