Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1114 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

LOW CLOUDS WERE DRAPED OVER MUCH OF IOWA THIS MORNING WITH WIDELY
SCATTERED STORMS PUSHING ACROSS PORTIONS OF FAR
WESTERN...NORTHERN...AND SOUTHERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN
INTO THE MID 60S NORTH TO LOW 70S SOUTH WITH A WARM FRONT LIFTING
NORTH THROUGH THE STATE. WINDS WERE PRIMARILY FROM THE SOUTH AT 10
TO 15 MPH.

THE WEATHER WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS
WEEKEND FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR THE FIRST
PART OF NEXT WEEK. LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
WILL DEEPEN THEN LIFT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
FOR SUNDAY AND INTO MINNESOTA FOR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. A
COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW WILL MOVE INTO NEBRASKA AND THE
DAKOTAS THROUGH SUNDAY. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
ALONG THE COLD FRONT IN THE PLAINS BUT BY THE TIME THE REACH IOWA
THEY WILL NOT BE QUITE AS STRONG. STILL...SOME STORMS TONIGHT
COULD PRODUCE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND IN WESTERN IOWA. THE
THREAT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH
SUNDAY UNTIL THE COLD FRONT FINALLY MOVES THROUGH IOWA.

COLDER AIR WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK
WITH HIGHS DROPPING BACK IN THE 50S AND 60S.  IT WILL ALSO BE BREEZY
DURING THIS PERIOD.

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