Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1119 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

AN EXPANSIVE CLOUD DECK COVERED IOWA AND SURROUNDING STATES THIS
MORNING WITH WIDESPREAD RAIN PUSHING THROUGH THE CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE STATE. A QUARTER TO A HALF AN INCH OF RAIN
FELL OVER SOUTHERN IOWA WITH LESSER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTH. LIGHTER
RAIN AND DRIZZLE COULD BE FOUND BEHIND THIS RAIN SHIELD AND OVER
NORTHERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES WERE QUIET COOL AS A RESULT OF THE
CLOUDS AND RAIN AND WERE ONLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. WINDS WERE
FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE WIDESPREAD RAIN OVER EASTERN IOWA WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH EAST
THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND KEEP HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO
MID 50S. CLOUDS SHOULD START TO CLEAR OUT OVERNIGHT. MILDER
WEATHER WITH SUNSHINE WILL RETURN ON THURSDAY AS HIGHS REACH THE
70S THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LOWS THE NEXT TWO NIGHTS WILL REMAIN IN
THE 40S BEFORE WARMING INTO THE 50S OVER THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER
STORM WILL ARRIVE FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH INCREASING CHANCES
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATER ON SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY...LASTING INTO MONDAY. IT WILL REMAIN MILD AND MORE HUMID
AS PERIODS OF SHOWERS MOVE OVER THE REGION FROM TIME TO TIME.

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