Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
557 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

CLOUDS AND LIGHT SNOW CONTINUE OVER THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED INTO THE LOWER 20S NORTHEAST AND TO THE
LOWER 30S OVER THE SOUTHWEST. SKIES REMAIN CLOUDY AND WINDS ARE
GENERALLY SOUTH SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS OVER THE AREA TONIGHT WITH
LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES THIS EVENING...ENDING BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
OVER MOST OF THE STATE. A LIGHT DUSTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. AFTER MIDNIGHT FOG WILL DEVELOP OVER MOST OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA. LOWS TONIGHT WILL FALL INTO THE MID
TEENS NORTH TO THE MID 20S SOUTH BY SATURDAY MORNING. AFTER EARLY
MORNING FOG OVER THE AREA SATURDAY...QUIET WEATHER WILL RETURN FOR
THE DAY AS WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHWEST AND TEMPERATURES REBOUND
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. HIGHS OVER NORTHERN IOWA WILL REACH
THE LOWER 30S NORTH WITH LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTH WHERE LITTLE SNOW
COVER PRESENTLY EXISTS.

A FAST MOVING ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST FROM NORTHERN
MINNESOTA TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY SUNDAY EVENING. THIS WILL BRING
MUCH COLDER AIR INTO THE STATE ALONG WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS...
CHANCES FOR SNOW SHOWERS OR LIGHT SNOW FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
MONDAY. TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS OVER PORTIONS OF
THE DAKOTAS...MINNESOTA...AND IOWA LATER ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY DUE
TO THE STRONG WINDS AND POTENTIAL FOR SOME SNOW ACCUMULATION. OVER
AREAS THAT RECEIVED LARGE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THIS PAST TUESDAY...
NORTHERN IOWA...BLOWING SNOW AND POTENTIAL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAY
DEVELOP. A BLIZZARD WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
IOWA...SOUTH DAKOTA AND SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. HIGHS MONDAY MAY ONLY REACH THE TEENS
NORTH TO THE UPPER 2OS SOUTH.

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