Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1104 AM CDT THU APR 10 2014

A FEW LIGHT SPRINKLES FELL ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING BUT QUICKLY FADED BY THE MID MORNING.
SKIES ALSO STARTED OUT MOSTLY CLOUDY OVER MUCH OF THE STATE BUT
WERE SLOWLY CLEARING OUT AS THE NOON HOUR APPROACHED. THESE
SPRINKLES AND CLOUDS WERE TIED TO A FRONT THAT PASSED THROUGH THE
STATE EARLY THIS MORNING. NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH
BEHIND THE FRONT WERE KEEPING TEMPERATURES SOMEWHAT COOLER THAN
YESTERDAY...BUT READINGS HAD STILL WARMED INTO THE MID 50S NORTH
TO LOW 60S SOUTH BY LATE MORNING.

THE WEATHER WILL REMAIN QUIET OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS HIGH
PRESSURE TRANSECTS THE STATE. TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY REBOUND
THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS RETURNING TO THE
UPPER 60S TO UPPER 70S. HOWEVER...THE WEEKEND WILL FEATURE A MORE
ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ATTENDANT COLD
FRONT SLIDE THROUGH THE REGION. SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY
MORNING MAY FEATURE STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER IOWA WHILE
A FEW LOCATIONS MAY SEE DECENT RAINFALL. PARTS OF IOWA MAY SEE A
MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW AS THE STORM SYSTEM DEPARTS ON SUNDAY
NIGHT. SIGNIFICANTLY COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE BEHIND THE FRONT FOR
THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH HIGHS
DROPPING BACK INTO THE 40S AND 50S WHILE LOWS FALL INTO THE 20S
AND 30S.

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KS


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