Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
412 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING MUCH OF WESTERN IOWA REMAINED CLEAR...BUT
THERE WERE CLOUDS OVER THE EASTERN COUNTIES AS WELL AS PATCHY
CLOUDS OVER THE NORTHWEST. TEMPERATURES REMAINED MILD WITH READINGS
IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S WITH LIGHT WINDS GENERALLY FROM THE
NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH YESTERDAYS WEAK STORM OVER WISCONSIN
CONTINUE TO HOLD ON FROM MINNESOTA TO EASTERN IOWA AND STATES
EAST. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL DRIFT TOWARD THE GREAT
LAKES TODAY AND FORCE THE CLOUDS TO MOVE EAST DURING THE DAYTIME
HOURS. PATCHES OF CLOUDS FROM MINNESOTA WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS
NORTHERN AND EASTERN IOWA TODAY...RESULTING IN COOLER AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES THERE. HIGHS SHOULD RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S EAST TO
THE LOWER 50S WEST. ALREADY BY TOMORROW A WEAK AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL FORM TO OUR WEST AND RESULT IN MILDER SOUTHWEST FLOW
WITH WARM READINGS IN THE AFTERNOON. AFTER ANOTHER NIGHT OF LOWS
IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S LOOK FOR HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY TO REACH NEAR
40 NORTHEAST TO THE UPPER 50S SOUTHWEST. AFTER THE LOW MOVES EAST
EARLY THURSDAY COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN. SOME LIGHT
PRECIPITATION IS ALSO EXPECTED NORTH AND NORTHEAST WITH A LIGHT
WINTRY MIX EXPECTED LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING.

BY LATE IN THE WEEK A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL
TRACK TOWARD IOWA SPREADING RAIN AND SNOW INTO THE REGION ON
SATURDAY BEFORE IT CHANGES OVER TO ALL SNOW LATER ON SATURDAY.
SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND WITH COLDER
WEATHER TO FOLLOW BY EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGHS LATE THIS WEEK INTO
SATURDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S TO NEAR 40. BY SUNDAY AND
MONDAY HIGHS WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS AND 20S WITH LOWS IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS.

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