Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
502 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

AFTER A MORNING FILLED WITH FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SOME LIGHT
SNOW...THE AFTERNOON PUSHED ABOVE FREEZING TO CURB THE ICING AND
ALLOW MOST ROADS TO DRY UP. AS OF EARLY THIS EVENING TEMPERATURES
WERE BACK BELOW FREEZING FOR NEARLY THE ENTIRE STATE AS A PUSH OF
VERY COLD AIR MOVES IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. NORTHWEST IOWA WAS IN
THE LOW TO MID 20S...UPPER 20S IN CENTRAL IOWA...AND LOW TO MID
30S ACROSS SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEAST IOWA. WINDS ALSO PICKED UP THIS
AFTERNOON WITH MANY AREAS SEEING SUSTAINED WINDS IN THE 20S AND
GUSTS OF 30MPH OR GREATER.

FOR THE REST OF THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
BE IN THE 20 TO 25MPH AREA WITH GUSTS GREATER THAN 30MPH BEFORE
CALMING DOWN OVERNIGHT. LOWS OVERNIGHT WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS STATE WIDE WITH SCATTERED DOUBLE DIGITS NEAR THE
MISSOURI BORDER AND SCATTER 0 DEGREE OR BELOW TEMPERATURES ALONG
THE MINNESOTA BORDER. WEDNESDAY WILL REMAIN RATHER CHILLY WITH
HIGHS RANGING FROM AROUND 10 IN THE NORTH TO THE LOW TO MID 20S
ACROSS THE SOUTH. THURSDAY WILL BEGIN A WARMING TREND WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES MOVING UP A FEW DEGREES...AND FRIDAY AND THROUGH THE
WEEKEND TEMPERATURES WILL SOAR INTO THE 30S AND 40S...WITH SOME
50S IN THE WESTERN PARTS OF THE STATE.

AFTER THE REMNANTS OF PRECIPITATION EXIT THE STATE THIS
EVENING...THE STATE LOOKS TO REMAIN DRY FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE
AS SIGNIFICANT WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS NOT FORECASTED.

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CURTIS



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