Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
458 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

IT WAS A VERY COLD AND WINDY DAY ACROSS THE REGION TO START OFF
THIS WORK WEEK. SEVERAL LOCATIONS SET RECORD COLD MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURES...AND THERE ARE SEVERAL LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE
SETTING RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR TUESDAY MORNING.
MONDAY/S RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR DES MOINES IS 17. AT 4
PM DES MOINES HAD A TEMPERATURE 0F 18 DEGREES...SO DES MOINES WILL
NOT BE SETTING A NEW RECORD THERE. WATERLOO...HOWEVER...HAD A
RECORD COLD HIGH OF 18 DEGREES. THE WARMEST IT REACHED ON
WATERLOO ON MONDAY WAS 15 DEGREES...SO IT LOOKS LIKE WATERLOO WILL
SET A NEW RECORD COLD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR MONDAY. MASON CITY
AND ESTHERVILLE ALSO SET RECORD COLD MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES MONDAY.

A LARGE UPPER LEVEL LOW HAS BEEN TRACKING ACROSS WISCONSIN TOWARDS
THE GREAT LAKES. THIS LOW WILL EXIT THE REGION BY TUESDAY
MORNING...AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE SETTING IN BEHIND IT.
THEREFORETUESDAY WILL BE SUNNY...BUT STILL CHILLY. MORNING
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND WIND CHILL
VALUES WILL BE IN THE MINUS 15 TO MINUS 25 DEGREE RANGE. WITH WIND
CHILL VALUES THIS LOW...FROSTBITE CAN OCCUR IN 30 MINUTES...SO BE
SURE TO COVER EXPOSED SKIN. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID TEENS TO THE
MID 20S.

FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE REGION DRY.
HIGHS WILL STAY IN THE MID TEENS TO THE MID 20S THROUGH FRIDAY AND
LOWS WILL BE IN THE LOW SINGLE DIGITS TO THE LOW TEENS. WARMER AIR
WILL ARRIVE ON SATURDAY IN AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE
SWINGING THROUGH THE MIDWEST. THERE MAY BE PRECIPITATION CHANCES
WITH THIS SYSTEM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS WELL. HIGHS WILL MAKE IT
BACK UP INTO THE 30S AND 40S BY SUNDAY.

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