Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
518 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015


SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON HOURS...EXCEPT
IN A SMALL PORTION OF NORTHERN IOWA WHERE SOME SUN PEEKED THROUGH
IN PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS. WINDS WERE GUSTY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST
WITH COLDER AIR MOVING INTO THE STATE. LATE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
FELL REMAINED NEARLY STEADY OR FELL INTO THE LOWER TO MID 30S
ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA.

DRY AND CHILLY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...WITH CONTINUED
DRY CONDITIONS INTO FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE STATE.
A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE ROCKIES AND TAKE SHAPE OVER
THE CENTRAL US SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. SOME PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS SYSTEM MAY MOVE NORTHWARD INTO THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
IOWA SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. INITIALLY MUCH OF THE PRECIP MAY COME IN THE
FORM OF RAIN...BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL REMAIN
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN THIRD TO SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF THE STATE.
MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THIS
AREA...WITH AREAS CLOSER TO THE MISSOURI BORDER POSSIBLY SEEING
HEAVY SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM. STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS STORM SYSTEM.

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MJB


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