Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
533 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON HOOVERED JUST ABOVE
FREEZING...AROUND 32 TO 35 DEGREES...ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. AS
A RESULT...ROADS REMAINED ICE FREE THROUGHOUT THE DAY BUT SOME
AREAS ABOVE THE SURFACE SUCH AS DECKS AND VEHICLES SHOWED SOME ICE
ACCUMULATION. WINDS THIS EVENING REMAIN OUT GENERALLY OUT OF THE
EAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH AND WILL BEGIN TO SHIFT OUT OF THE WEST BY
TOMORROW MORNING. TEMPERATURES HAVE ALREADY BEGUN THEIR FALL
TOWARDS AND BELOW FREEZING IN MANY AREAS...RESULTING IN SLEET AND
WINTRY MIX REPORTS ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF TO TWO THIRDS OF THE
STATE AS OF 5PM.

THIS EVENING RAIN AND WINTRY MIX CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO
TRANSITION TO SNOW IN ALL AREAS BUT THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE
STATE. AREAS NEAR THE MINNESOTA BORDER COULD SEE AS MUCH AS TWO TO
FOUR INCHES OF SNOW...WHILE THE REST SHOULD SEE AROUND AN INCH OR
LESS.

TEMPERATURES WILL WARM A BIT TOMORROW...INTO THE 40S AND 50S...BUT
WILL QUICKLY GIVE WAY TO A COLD FRONT THAT WILL DROP HIGH
TEMPERATURES DOWN INTO THE 30S AND 40S FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
THE WEEKEND WILL CONTINUE THE ROLLER COASTER TEMPERATURES WITH
HIGHS IN THE 50S AND 60S BY SUNDAY...AND 60S AND 70S MONDAY. OTHER
THAN THE RAIN...WINTRY MIX...AND SNOW MOVING THROUGH THE STATE
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL BE
LIMITED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. CHANCES FOR RAIN WILL BE SEEN IN
SOUTHERN IOWA TOMORROW...PORTIONS OF WESTERN IOWA FRIDAY
EVENING...AND CENTRAL AND EASTERN IOWA SUNDAY.

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CURTIS



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