Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
505 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ALTHOUGH THERE WERE A FEW PATCHES OF LOW CLOUDS...SKIES WERE CLEAR
OVER MUCH OF IOWA OVERNIGHT. EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE
FAIRLY TYPICAL FOR LATE JANUARY WITH READINGS FROM 10 TO 15
DEGREES NORTH...TO THE LOWER 20S SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST. WINDS WERE
GENERALLY NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

THESE TRANQUIL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH
FAIR WEATHER AND HIGHS FROM THE MIDDLE 20S NORTHEAST TO LOWER 40S
SOUTHWEST...AND LOWS NOT FALLING TOO MUCH INTO EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING. THE WEATHER WILL BECOME MUCH MORE ACTIVE OVER THE WEEKEND
HOWEVER WITH RAIN OR SNOW SPREADING SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST ACROSS
IOWA AND STATES TO THE SOUTH. THE PRECIPITATION WILL SWITCH TO ALL
SNOW INTO SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE AT VARIED INTENSITIES INTO
SUNDAY. MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS ARE ANTICIPATED
FROM CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA INTO MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS BY THE
TIME THE SNOW ENDS LATE SUNDAY WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS FROM THE
IOWA MISSOURI BORDER INTO ILLINOIS. WINDS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY AS
WELL WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING POSSIBLE BY THAT TIME. TEMPERATURES
WILL DROP OFF SIGNIFICANTLY FROM WHAT HAS BEEN OBSERVED RECENTLY
WITH LOWS DOWN INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BY MONDAY MORNING.

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