Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
455 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

COLD TEMPERATURES DOMINATED THE REGION SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NORMAL
HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S ACROSS THE
REGION. SUNDAY/S ACTUAL HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY IN THE
MID TEENS TO MID TWENTIES...VALUES WHICH ARE A SOLID 20 TO 25
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. AT 4 PM...DES MOINES HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 19
DEGREES...LINCOLN...NEBRASKA HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 23...AND IT WAS
WARMER IN MADISON...WISCONSIN...AS IT WAS 26 DEGREES THERE.

A LARGE UPPER LEVEL LOW HAS BEGUN TO MOVE INTO THE DAKOTAS FROM
CANADA. THIS LOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE
REGION OVERNIGHT. FOR MONDAY...BEHIND THIS LOW...IT WILL BE VERY
WINDY AND CLOUDY. THERE MAY ALSO BE SOME LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES
NEAR THE CENTER OF THE LOW...WHICH SHOULD MOVE ACROSS EASTERN
MINNESOTA INTO NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN. 20 TO 30 MPH WINDS FROM
THE NORTHWEST WILL ALSO BRING DOWN MUCH COOLER AIR FOR TUESDAY
MORNING. LOWS TUESDAY MORNING WILL BE WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF ZERO
DEGREES ACROSS MOST OF THE MIDWEST. NORTHERN IOWA INTO MINNESOTA
WILL LIKELY START OFF TUESDAY MORNING BELOW ZERO. WITH WINDS
EXPECTED TO BE FROM THE WEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WIND CHILL VALUES
WILL LIKELY BE IN THE MINUS 15 TO MINUS 25 DEGREE RANGE. FROSTBITE
CAN OCCUR WITHIN 30 MINUTES WITH VALUES THIS LOW.

HIGH PRESSURE SHOULD KEEP THE MIDDLE TO LATER PART OF THE WEEK DRY
AND COOL. TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND...AN AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING UP SOME WARMER AIR WHICH WILL RETURN
TEMPERATURES TO THE 30S AND 40S. THERE MAY ALSO BE PRECIPITATION
WITH THIS LOW...WHICH COULD BE A WINTRY MIX BASED UPON THE TIMING
OF ITS ARRIVAL.

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