Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
435 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

A MAJOR STORM THAT BROUGHT HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE REGION OVERNIGHT
IS NOW PULLING AWAY FROM THE STATE EARLY THIS MORNING. RAIN AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE OVER EASTERN IOWA EARLY TODAY
WITH SHOWERS ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING.
TEMPERATURES HAVE COOLED INTO THE LOWER TO MID 60S ACROSS THE
NORTH AND IN THE LOWER 70S OVER THE FAR SOUTHEAST. CLOUDS AND
NORTH WINDS HAVE TAKEN OVER NORTHWEST...WHILE SOUTH WINDS REMAIN
OVER THE FAR EASTERN COUNTIES OF IOWA.

STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL EXIT THE REGION THIS MORNING AND THE
HEAVY RAIN WILL MOVE EAST WITH THE STORM. SOME SEVERE WEATHER WAS
ALSO REPORTED OVER SOUTHWEST IOWA EARLY YESTERDAY EVENING. WIDESPREAD
OVERNIGHT RAINFALL TOTALS REACHED ONE TO THREE INCHES OVER MUCH OF
THE REGION WITH 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER SOUTHERN IOWA WHERE
FLASH FLOODING AND SOME RIVER FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR HAS OCCURRED
SINCE THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED AS THE LOW
MOVES INTO UPPER MICHIGAN AND CANADA BY THURSDAY AS A COLD CANADIAN
AIRMASS RAPIDLY MOVES INTO THE STATE. TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL
STRUGGLE AND ACTUALLY FALL BACK INTO 50S NORTHWEST AND IN THE
LOWER 70S SOUTHEAST DURING THE DAY UNDER CLOUDY SKIES WITH SOME
REMAINING SHOWERS. LOWS TONIGHT WILL DROP INTO THE LOWER 40S
NORTHWEST AND IN THE LOWER 50S IN THE SOUTH. VERY COOL WEATHER IS
EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S AND LOWS IN THE 30S AND 40S. SOME RAIN WILL MOVE THROUGH
THE REGION ON FRIDAY AS WELL.

BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING LOWS MAY DROP INTO THE LOWER 30S NORTHWEST
AND IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SECTIONS. A
GRADUAL WARM UP IS EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AS
WARM AIR FROM THE PLAINS MOVES BACK INTO IOWA. TEMPERATURES WILL
WARM INTO THE 60S TO NEAR 70 AGAIN BY MONDAY AND TUESDAY OF NEXT
WEEK.

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