Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1038 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

IT WAS A QUIET AND SUNNY START TO THE DAY SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF THE
REGION AS HIGH PRESSURE HAS BEGUN INCHING EASTWARD FROM THE
ROCKIES TOWARDS IOWA AND MINNESOTA. UNDER SOMEWHAT BREEZY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AHEAD OF THIS AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE...TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN MUCH COOLER AND THE AIR MUCH
DRIER THAN YESTERDAY AT THIS TIME. SATURDAY MORNING TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S FOR MUCH OF THE REGION. THIS
MORNING/S TEMPERATURES STARTED OFF IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S FOR
MUCH OF THE REGION...A SOLID 15 OR SO DEGREES COOLER. THIS
MORNING...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 56 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW
OF 53...AND ABERDEEN...SOUTH DAKOTA HAD A LOW OF 47 DEGREES. AFTER
SUNRISE...WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION QUICKLY INCREASED AND
WERE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS
APPROACHING 30 MPH. SKIES WERE COMPLETELY CLEAR FOR MANY
LOCATIONS...WITH THE NEAREST CLOUDS BEING IN WISCONSIN AND
NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...EXPECT SUNSHINE AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO
CONTINUE. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL AS THEY
ARE EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE MID 60S TO LOW 70S. THE
AFOREMENTIONED AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE MOVING TO THE
EAST FOR MONDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR SOME VERY SUNNY SKIES AND
SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES FOR ANOTHER DAY AS HIGHS ON MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY SHOULD RANGE FROM THE MID 60S TO THE LOW 70S AND LOWS
WILL BE IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S.

THE NEXT BEST CHANCE OF RAIN WILL BE WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY...WITH CENTRAL IOWA INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA FAVORED
LOCATIONS TO RECEIVE RAIN. TEMPERATURES FOR THE LATER HALF OF THIS
WEEK SHOULD BE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL AND RAIN CHANCES ARE
NOT LOOKING VERY FAVORABLE AS HIGH PRESSURE MAY BE DOMINATING THE
WEATHER COME THE END OF THE WEEK.

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KOTENBERG



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