Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
451 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

WIDESPREAD SNOW CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS MOST OF IOWA THIS
AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL SINCE LAST NIGHT STRETCHED FROM
SOUTH CENTRAL INTO CENTRAL IOWA AND THEN EAST INTO EASTERN IOWA
WHERE 10 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW WAS COMMON THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WHILE EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE IN THE MID TEENS NORTHWEST TO THE
LOWER 30S SOUTH...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES DROPPED TO THE TEENS
ACROSS THE STATE...WITH SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA AND
MINNESOTA. WINDS WERE NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH STRONGER
GUSTS APPROACHING 35 MPH. WIND CHILLS REMAINED IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS ACROSS IOWA.

ALTHOUGH THE SNOW SHOULD END THIS EVENING...AND THE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING DIMINISH AS WELL...MUCH COLDER AIR WILL ALSO SETTLE INTO
THE REGION. LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO WILL BE
COMMON BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING WITH WIND CHILLS 10 TO 20 BELOW
ZERO.

A QUICK MOVING SYSTEM WILL RACE THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST TUESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW
INCHES OF SNOW TO CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA. THIS NEW SNOW WILL
NOT MELT ANYTIME SOON AS HIGHS WILL BE IN THE TEENS BEHIND THIS
SYSTEM...AND LOWS WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS.

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