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On this day in Iowa weather history...

1986: Unseasonably warm weather produced a high temperature of 92 F at Glenwood which tied the all-time March high temperature record for Iowa. The temperature also reached 91 F at Des Moines making this the earliest calendar date of a 90 F or higher reading on record at that location. A high temperature of 91 F was also reported at Jefferson, Onawa, Red Oak, and Sidney and the temperature peaked at 90 F at Atlantic, Audubon, and Newton. The warm air even reached into northern Iowa with temperatures reaching 89 F at Sioux City and Webster City and 87 F at Elkader and Waterloo.

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