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LOCAL 5 FORECAST: Big temperature changes coming for Sunday

After starting in the 30s and lower 40s this morning, that will quickly change for the second half of the weekend and to start the work week.

DES MOINES, Iowa — What a day today was for some fall-like activities! We started out pretty chilly this morning with temperatures in the 30s and low 40s, but quickly warmed up thanks to abundant sunshine.

That will be the story for the remainder of the weekend with just a few cirrus clouds now and then on Sunday. A warm front will arrive overnight tonight, allowing temperatures to drop only into the 50s as a few high clouds work their way through Central Iowa.

Sunday will feel MUCH different than Saturday, as highs climb well into the 80s, pushing to within a few degrees of the record high of 90 degrees.

Monday will be almost identical, except a little warmer, as the heat continues to build for (hopefully) one final time before fall finally settles in.

Our weather pattern will really not change for most of next week with warm and mainly dry conditions continuing until Thursday, when rain chances could pick back up, particularly along and west of the I-35 corridor. Highs should stay in the 80s most of the week, until the tail end of the week, when cloud cover drops high temperatures back into the 70s, right in time for October!

Have a great weekend and enjoy the plentiful sunshine out there!

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