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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
352 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

A COLD FRONT PASSED SOUTH OF THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND COOLER
TEMPERATURES ARE MOVING INTO THE STATE EARLY THIS MORNING. UNDER
CLEAR SKIES TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE LOWER 30S OVER THE FAR
NORTHWEST TO THE MID 40S IN THE SOUTHEAST. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10
TO 15 MPH OVER THE SOUTHEAST ARE GIVING WAY TO LIGHT NORTHERLY
WINDS ACROSS THE NORTH AND WEST.

TODAY WILL BE PLEASANT BUT BREEZY AT TIMES EAST AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS INTO IOWA FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS. COOLER BUT SEASONAL
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS WILL REACH THE
UPPER 50S OVER THE NORTHEAST AND THE LOWER 70S ACROSS THE FAR
WEST. HIGH AND SOME MID LEVEL CLOUDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS AS A WARM FRONT DEVELOPS ACROSS THE PLAINS.
TONIGHT WINDS SWING AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ARRIVE INTO FAR
WESTERN IOWA BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY...THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE
DURING THE DAY. WITH THE CLOUDS AND SHOWERS HIGHS WEDNESDAY WILL
REMAIN IN THE 50S EAST TO THE LOWER 70S FAR WEST ALONG WITH A
BRISK SOUTHEAST WIND. ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED
FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS OVER THE
REGION. THERE MAY SOME STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY
EVENING OVER NEBRASKA...KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN IOWA BEFORE THE
STORMS WEAKEN A BIT OVERNIGHT. THE SHOWERY WEATHER WILL MOVE OUT
OF THE AREA BY THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGHS THURSDAY WILL AGAIN BE MILD
IN THE UPPER 50S NORTHEAST TO THE 60S ELSEWHERE.

A BRIEF BREAK FROM RAIN WILL FOLLOW FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY
BEFORE AN UNSETTLED PERIOD OF WEATHER MOVES INTO IOWA FOR LATE
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. AT THIS TIME AN EXTENDED PERIOD
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...AND COLD RAIN WILL OCCUR
FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGHS WILL ONLY REACH THE 40S TO 50S
AT TIMES WITH LOWS IN THE 30S TO NEAR 40. ALONG WITH THAT EXPECT
COOL EASTERLY WINDS AND DREARY CLOUD COVER.

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