Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1156 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

WIDESPREAD SNOW FELL ACROSS IOWA THIS MORNING WITH THE HEAVIEST
AMOUNTS FALLING OVER NORTHERN IOWA WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 5 TO
8 INCHES. LIGHTER AMOUNTS FELL TO THE SOUTH WITH DES MOINES SEEING
2 TO 3 INCHES OF WET SNOW. THE BAND OF HEAVY SNOW HAD LIFTED TO
THE NORTH WITH MUCH OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL IOWA SEEING A BREAK IN
THE PRECIP. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WERE OCCURRING OVER NORTHERN IOWA
WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
TEMPERATURES STATEWIDE WERE IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN AND
NORTHWEST IOWA THIS AFTERNOON AND GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING.
ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW MAY SWEEP ACROSS THE STATE THIS EVENING WITH
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE. THE STORM SYSTEM AS A WHOLE WILL
DEPART DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND EARLY MORNING WEDNESDAY. COLDER
TEMPERATURES AND BRISK WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY. WARMER AND
DRY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AND INTO
THE WEEKEND.

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