Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1039 AM CST SAT DEC 13 2014

GREY SKIES CONTINUED ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION FOR THIS MORNING.
THERE WERE ALSO PATCHES OF FOG ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION WHICH
DROPPED VISIBILITY DOWN TO HALF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. WITH THE
CLOUD DECK IN PLACE...TEMPERATURES DID NOT FALL VERY FAR
OVERNIGHT. AFTER A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES YESTERDAY...DES
MOINES HAD A 10 AM TEMPERATURE OF 49 DEGREES. WATERLOO HAD A 10 AM
TEMPERATURE OF 43 DEGREES...AND WITH WARMER AIR TO THE
SOUTHWEST...AND 10 AM...IT WAS 38 DEGREES IN EAU
CLAIRE...WISCONSIN. WINDS THIS MORNING WERE BLOWING FROM THE
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

WE CAN EXPECT THIS CLOUD DECK TO PERSIST INTO TOMORROW AND MONDAY.
REINFORCING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL BE ARRIVING TODAY WHICH WILL
KEEP THE FOG AND CLOUDS AROUND TODAY. WITH THIS MOISTURE WILL
COME WARMER TEMPERATURES. HIGHS SHOULD MAKE IT INTO THE 40S AND
50S TODAY...WITH LOWS TONIGHT REMAINING GENERALLY IN THE 40S. HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR SUNDAY WILL BE NEAR THE 60S SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
80 AND 50S TO 40S FROM NORTHERN IOWA INTO MINNESOTA.

LIGHT DRIZZLE IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY FOR MUCH OF
THE REGION. THIS DRIZZLE SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH RAIN SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. AROUND A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH IS GENERALLY
EXPECTED. COOLER AIR WILL BE COMING INTO THE REGION FOR MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT IS SLATED TO PASS THROUGH THE REGION.
WITH THIS COLD FRONT...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW
FREEZING...MEANING THERE WILL LIKELY BE A WINTRY MIX STARTING OVER
THE DAKOTAS MONDAY MORNING...AND SHIFTING EASTWARD INTO IOWA BY
MONDAY EVENING AND TUESDAY MORNING. THE BEST CHANCE OF
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE FROM NORTHERN IOWA AND LOCATIONS FURTHER
TO THE NORTH AND WEST ON MONDAY NIGHT.

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