Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1058 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

A BAND OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET QUICKLY RACED THROUGH CENTRAL AND
EASTERN IOWA THIS MORNING...DEPOSITING AN INCH OR LESS OF SNOW
BEFORE DEPARTING THE STATE. CLEAR TO MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES COULD BE
FOUND IN ITS WAKE ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN IOWA. WARMER AIR WAS
ALSO WORKING IN ON THE HEALS OF THESE CLOUDS...WITH TEMPERATURES
ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE STATE SITTING IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S WHILE EASTERN IOWA REMAINED IN THE 20S. WINDS WERE FROM
THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH IN THIS REGION OF WARMER AIR AND
FROM THE SOUTH IN THE COOL AIR.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST WILL USHER IN ANOTHER
ROUND OF UNSEASONABLY WARM AIR FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK
WEEK. HIGHS WILL REBOUND INTO THE UPPER 30S NORTHEAST TO UPPER 50S
SOUTHWEST WITH LITTLE IN THE WAY OF PRECIPITATION EXPECTED. A WEAK
LOW WILL TRACK THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AND EARLY
THURSDAY...BRINGING A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW. THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO
DRAG DOWN COOLER AIR TO END THE WEEK...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL STILL
BE ABOVE NORMAL. A GRADUAL COOL DOWN IS IN STORE FOR THE WEEKEND
WITH ANOTHER CHANCE OF SNOW ON SATURDAY.

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KS


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