Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE PASSED OVER THE AREA THIS
MORNING...BRINGING WITH IT LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES THAT ENDED BY
AROUND MIDNIGHT. AFTER MIDNIGHT...PATCHY FOG DEVELOPED OVER MOST
OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN IOWA. CLOUDS KEPT TEMPERATURES FAIRLY
CONSISTENT...AS TEMPERATURES ONLY FELL A FEW DEGREES AND REMAINED
GENERALLY IN THE 20S. WINDS WERE FROM THE WEST TO SOUTHWEST AT 5
TO 10 MPH.

TODAY WILL FEATURE QUIET...BUT CLOUDY WEATHER. 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 FAIRLY 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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