Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
518 AM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

SKIES WERE CLOUDY FREE ACROSS THE STATE LAST NIGHT WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF A FEW CLOUDS THAT BRUSHED THE SOUTHWEST COUNTIES
AFTER MIDNIGHT. TEMPERATURES DROPPED RAPIDLY LAST
EVENING...ESPECIALLY OVER THE NORTHEAST COUNTIES. BOTH WATERLOO
AND MASON CITY REACHED RECORD LOWS JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT WITH
TEMPERATURES OF ZERO AND -2 RESPECTIVELY. READINGS BEFORE DAWN
THIS MORNING RANGED FROM 5 ABOVE TO JUST BELOW ZERO OVER THE
NORTHEAST...WITH LOW TO MID TEENS OVER THE SOUTHWEST HALF. WINDS
WERE LIGHT SOUTHEAST.

COLD HIGH PRESSURE OVER ILLINOIS WILL MOVE AWAY FROM IOWA TODAY AS
LOW PRESSURE GATHERS STRENGTH OVER THE SOUTHWEST U.S. THE LOW WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST INTO ILLINOIS SUNDAY...AND NORTHWEST OF THE GREAT
LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT.

MOISTURE WILL BE DRAWN NORTH AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD NORTH BY TONIGHT.
ADVISORIES FOR FREEZING RAIN HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR TONIGHT ACROSS
CENTRAL AND EASTERN IOWA...AND AREAS EAST AND NORTH.

WARMER AIR WILL FEED NORTH WITH WARMING EXPECTED THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WARMER WEATHER WILL CHANGE THE PRECIPITATION TO RAIN LATE
TONIGHT OVER SOUTHERN IOWA...AND OVER THE REGION SATURDAY.

AS THE LOW PASSES EAST OF IOWA...COLD AIR WILL RETURN TO THE
CENTRAL U.S. RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW...HOWEVER LITTLE
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. THE UPCOMING WEEK WILL FEATURE COLD
TEMPERATURES...BUT LITTLE IN THE RAIN OR RAIN OR SNOW.

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