Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
442 PM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT HAD DEVELOPED OVER FAR EASTERN
NEBRASKA HAD MOVED INTO FAR WESTERN IOWA THIS AFTERNOON. SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WARNING WERE ISSUED FOR A FEW OF THE STRONGER
STORMS...WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS AS THE BIGGEST THREAT.
IT WAS A WARM AFTERNOON WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S
NORTH TO THE UPPER 70S AND LOWER 80S SOUTH. BREEZY SOUTH WINDS
WERE 10 TO 20 MPH WITH STRONGER GUSTS.

LOW PRESSURE WAS CENTERED OVER SOUTH DAKOTA THIS AFTERNOON WITH A
COLD FRONT EXTENDING SOUTH INTO THE NEBRASKA AND KANSAS. SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED ALONG THIS BOUNDARY. A FEW OF
THE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE. AS THE STORMS CONTINUE THEIR EASTWARD
TREK THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...THE SEVERE THREAT WILL DIMINISH
SIGNIFICANTLY AND RESULTING STORMS WILL PRIMARILY PRODUCE PERIODS
OF HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING.

LOOKING FORWARD TO THE WORK WEEK...MONDAY AND MUCH OF TUESDAY WILL
BE QUIET THOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY COOL AS
NORTHWEST WINDS BEGIN TO USHER IN COOLER TEMPERATURES. HIGHS
MONDAY WILL REMAIN MOSTLY IN THE 70S...WHILE TUESDAY WILL SEE
HIGHS IN THE 60S. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IGNITE SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT TUESDAY AND THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE
TAPERING OFF THURSDAY WITH SOME LINGERING SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WILL BE ON THE COOLER SIDE WITH 50S AND
LOWER 60S DOMINATING.

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