Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1043 AM CDT MON SEP 29 2014

IT WAS A QUIET START TO THE FIRST MORNING OF THE NEW WORK WEEK.
THERE WAS PATCHY FOG FOR SOME LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN
VALLEYS...WHERE VISIBILITY WAS REDUCED TO TWO MILES OR LESS.
OTHERWISE...SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES
THIS MORNING WERE GENERALLY WITHIN A DEGREE OR TWO YESTERDAY/S.
NORMAL LOWS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID 40S TO LOW 50S
AND TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE A SOLID 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. AS OF 7 AM...THE LOW IN DES MOINES WAS 61 DEGREES...THE
LOW IN WATERLOO WAS 51...AND THE LOW IN PLATTEVILLE...WISCONSIN
WAS 57 DEGREES. WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE FOR MUCH OF THE
REGION THIS MORNING.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...EXPECT CONDITIONS SIMILAR TO THE PAST FEW
DAYS. SKIES SHOULD BE PARTLY CLOUDY AND AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
WILL BE A SOLID 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE
REGION...TOPPING OUT IN THE LOW TO MID 80S. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE
SOUTH AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS PERSISTENT
WEATHER PATTERN WILL BEGIN TO BREAK DOWN TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PUSH OFF THE ROCKIES AND INTO THE
PLAINS...PULLING ALONG WITH IT MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO.
THIS WILL HELP THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON...INTO
WEDNESDAY...AND QUITE POSSIBLY INTO THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS WELL. A
COLD FRONT WILL BE PASSING THROUGH THE REGION BEHIND THIS AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE...WHICH WILL LEAD TO SIGNIFICANTLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES TO END OF THIS WEEK. BY FRIDAY...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE
50S AND 60S...AND LOWS WILL BE IN THE 30S AND 40S HEADING INTO
THIS WEEKEND.

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