Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
552 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

SNOW OVERSPREAD THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF IOWA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON WITH ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS BEING REPORTED
THUS FAR. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY TO OVERCAST ELSEWHERE IN THE
STATE. TEMPERATURES ONLY REACHED THE LOWER TEENS NORTH TO LOWER
30S SOUTHWEST WITH A SOUTHEAST WIND OF 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE WEAK CLIPPER SYSTEM CURRENTLY OVER THE REGION WILL CONTINUE TO
DROP QUICKLY SOUTHEAST TONIGHT. THIS WILL SPREAD A BAND OF LIGHT
SNOW FROM WEST CENTRAL IOWA ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST IOWA BY
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WITH UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION
EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT SO BLOWING SNOW WILL NOT BE A
PROBLEM WITH THIS WEAK STORM.

ANOTHER AREA OF ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL DROP SOUTH INTO THE
REGION FRIDAY BRINGING COLDER AIR AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE
STATE. HIGHS FRIDAY WILL BE IN THE TEENS NORTH TO THE MID 20S OVER
THE SOUTH. BITTER COLD LOWS FRIDAY NIGHT...WELL BELOW ZERO OVER
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN IOWA CAN BE EXPECTED. YET ANOTHER STORM
APPROACHES THE REGION SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUES INTO
SUNDAY. THIS WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW TO THE AREA
WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
TRAVEL LATE SATURDAY TO SUNDAY WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE
SNOW...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA. HIGHS SUNDAY WILL WARM
INTO THE 20S AND BY MONDAY HIGHS WILL WARM INTO THE 30S.
TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO WARM INTO MIDWEEK NEXT WEEK WITH HIGHS
EXPECTED IN THE 40S.

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