Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
502 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND BRISK SOUTHEAST WINDS WERE IN PLACE ACROSS
IOWA OVERNIGHT IN ADVANCE OF A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL IMPACT THE
STATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. AN AREA OF LIGHT RAIN HAD REACHED FAR
SOUTHWEST IOWA BY 4 AM. TEMPERATURES EARLY THIS MORNING WERE
GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. DECORAH HOWEVER...HAD
FALLEN TO 19 DEGREES AFTER FRESH SNOWFALL THE PREVIOUS NIGHT.

A POTENT STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY
FROM CENTRAL IOWA AND AREAS TO THE SOUTH. A BRIEF PERIOD OF
FREEZING RAIN MAY OCCUR THROUGH MID MORNING OVER CENTRAL IOWA
BEFORE TEMPERATURES RISE BACK ABOVE FREEZING. THE PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO SNOW FROM NORTHERN IOWA INTO SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW
POSSIBLE. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR THAT
REGION. A RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER EXISTS THROUGH MUCH OF MISSOURI
WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE WARMER ON WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS IN
THE 40S AND 50S. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH BY LATE WEDNESDAY
WITH HIGHS DROPPING TO THE 30S AND 40S FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM OVER THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS RETURNING TO
THE 60S BY SUNDAY.

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