Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
519 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO THE WEST OVER NIGHT PRODUCED CLEAR SKIES OVER
IOWA AND HELPED TO RELAX THE WIND ACROSS THE STATE.  BY 5 AM
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER TEENS NORTHWEST TO THE UPPER 20S
SOUTHEAST.  THE WIND WAS OUT OF THE NORTH OR NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10
MPH.

THE HIGH PRESSURE TO THE WEST WILL SHIFT EAST TODAY ACROSS THE STATE
ALLOWING A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTH DAKOTA
AND PUSH TOWARDS THE UPPER MIDWEST.  THE RESULT WILL BE A FEW MORE
HIGH CLOUDS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES
AND A WIND SHIFT TO THE WEST THEN SOUTH.

WARMER AIR WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE REGION IN EARNEST OVERNIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW MOVE IN.  TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE
50S AND 60S ON WEDNESDAY.  THEN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE REST OF
THE WEEK AND UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION AND
DEEPEN.  THIS WILL PUSH THE SURFACE LOW TO THE EAST AND DRAG A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST ON THURSDAY AND DROP THE TEMPERATURES
BACK INTO THE 40S FOR THURSDAY.  A LITTLE RECOVERY IS EXPECTED FOR
FRIDAY BUT HIGHS WILL STILL BE SEASONABLY COOL WITH READINGS IN THE
MID 40S TO MID 50S.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE
WEEKEND BUT ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR RAIN TO MUCH
OF THE UPPER MIDWEST.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMING UP FOR THE
WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK AS WELL.

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FAB


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