Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1049 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

AREAS OF PATCHY DENSE FOG STRETCHED FROM SOUTHWEST INTO NORTH
CENTRAL IOWA THIS MORNING. EXCEPT FOR THE EASTERN COUNTIES OF THE
STATE...MORE WIDESPREAD LIGHT FOG EXISTED. SOUTHWEST WINDS WERE
LESS THAN 10 MPH. EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE MOSTLY IN THE 20S EXCEPT
FOR A FEW LOCATIONS IN SOUTHWEST IOWA WHICH REPORTED LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. BY LATE MORNING...READINGS WERE IN THE MIDDLE 20S
NORTHWEST TO THE UPPER 30S SOUTHEAST.

TODAY WILL BE DRY BUT CLOUDY. HIGHS OVER IOWA WILL BE IN THE
30S...WITH 40S POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH WHERE THERE IS LESS SNOW
COVER. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA. HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL MAKE IT
INTO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S...THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF THIS
WEEK.

A FAST MOVING ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST FROM NORTHERN
MINNESOTA TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY SUNDAY EVENING. THIS WILL BRING
MUCH COLDER AIR INTO THE STATE ALONG WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS.
THESE STRONG WINDS MAY CREATE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ACROSS NORTHERN
IOWA INTO MINNESOTA AND THE DAKOTAS. ADDITIONALLY...CHANCES FOR
LIGHT SNOW EXIST SUNDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY MORNING. A BLIZZARD
WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN IOWA...SOUTH DAKOTA
AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

THE REST OF THE WEEK LOOKS QUIET. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE TEENS AND
20S...WITH LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO TEENS. AFTER SUNDAY AND
MONDAY...THERE ARE NO WIDESPREAD...SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION
CHANCES IN THE SEVEN DAY FORECAST.

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