Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
502 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKY COVER MOVED EAST ACROSS THE STATE THIS
AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 60S EAST TO THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S WEST. SOUTH WINDS WERE 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
OCCASIONAL STRONGER GUSTS.

LOW PRESSURE OVER COLORADO WILL CONTINUE TO ADVANCE EASTWARD
ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST TONIGHT. AS THE LOW ADVANCES...SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY WITH WARMER AND MOIST
AIR RETURNING TO THE REGION. A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE HIGH PLAINS
WILL INTENSIFY AND DEVELOP AS A WARM FRONT STRETCHES ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA TONIGHT. ON SUNDAY THIS LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS AS THE WARM FRONT LIFTS INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL LIKELY BE ONGOING BY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE EASTERN DAKOTAS
AND NEBRASKA THEN SLOWLY SHIFT EASTWARD. THEY WILL WORK INTO
WESTERN IOWA BY LATE AFTERNOON AND INTENSIFY AS THEY DO SO. STORMS
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY BECOME SEVERE ACROSS THE
WESTERN HALF OF IOWA WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND BEING THE
MAIN THREAT BUT INITIALLY ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

AFTER A BRIEF BREAK ON MONDAY...ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PLAINS TUESDAY.  THIS SYSTEM WILL BE FURTHER
SOUTH AND THE WARM FRONT WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL LIE ACROSS NORTHERN
MISSOURI OR SOUTHERN IOWA WITH THE LOW SHIFTING NORTHEAST THROUGH
THURSDAY.  STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF
MISSOURI AND KANSAS TUESDAY AND POSSIBLY AS FAR NORTH AS SOUTHERN
IOWA. ON WEDNESDAY...EASTERN IOWA AND PORTIONS OF WESTERN
ILLINOIS WILL SEE STRONG STORMS AS THAT SYSTEM SHIFTS EAST. AFTER
ANOTHER BRIEF BREAK...A THIRD SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE SAME AREA
AGAIN NEXT WEEKEND.

HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL SURGE INTO THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S.  ON
MONDAY...HIGHS ACROSS NORTHWEST IOWA AND LOCATIONS WEST AND NORTH
WILL BE IN THE 60S...WITH 80S ACROSS SOUTHEAST IOWA AND LOCATIONS
EAST AND SOUTH. HIGHS THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL BE IN THE 60S TO
LOWER 70S. LOWS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE WILL BE IN THE 40S AND
50S.

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