Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1027 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA BUT MOSTLY CLOUDY
ELSEWHERE IN THE STATE AND THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS MORNING.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE STATE RANGED FROM 41 DEGREES AT KEOKUK AND
RED OAK TO 36 DEGREES AT ANKENY AND MARSHALLTOWN. LIGHT NORTHWEST
WINDS AVERAGED LESS THAN 10 MPH.

AN ACTIVE WEEK WITH SEVERAL UPPER ATMOSPHERE DISTURBANCES LIES AHEAD
FOR IOWA AND THE UPPER MIDWEST. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE AREA IS
FORECAST TO MOVE OUT OF THE DAKOTAS AND THROUGH NORTHEAST IOWA BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL NORTHEAST OF THE LOW
PRESSURE TRACK WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW PRIMARILY NORTHEAST OF A
SPENCER TO WATERLOO TRACK. ONE TO AS MUCH AS THREE INCHES IS
POSSIBLE IN THE NORTH WITH LITTLE TO NO PRECIPITATION IN THE
SOUTHWEST HALF OF THE STATE.

THE NEXT SYSTEM TO HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL COME
OVER THE WEEKEND. LIGHT SNOW IS AGAIN POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. WHILE TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLDER THEN WHAT WE HAVE SEEN
IN THE PAST...THEY WILL REMAIN AT OR ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS. HIGHS
TODAY WILL BE IN THE MID 30S TO MID 40S. AFTER A BRIEF COOL DOWN
WEDNESDAY INTO THE 30S STATEWIDE....HIGHS WILL BOUNCE BACK INTO
THE MID 30S TO AROUND 50 BY THE END OF THE WEEK. LOWS WILL
GENERALLY BE IN THE 20S.


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