Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1107 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

CLOUD COVER WAS ON THE INCREASE ACROSS WESTERN IOWA THIS MORNING.
EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS NORTH TO THE HIGH
TEENS SOUTH. BY LATE MORNING...TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN INTO THE
MIDDLE TEENS NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER 30S SOUTHWEST. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS BECAME LIGHT AND SOUTHERLY.

A WARM FRONT OVER THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT
EAST TODAY. WARMING WILL RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND...TOPPING OUT IN
THE 30S AND 40S BY SUNDAY. THAT RELATIVE WARMTH WILL BE SHORT
LIVED AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PUSHES INTO THE REGION FROM CANADA
AND BRINGS BACK COLD TEMPERATURES TO START NEXT WEEK. HIGHS MONDAY
WILL BE IN THE 20S...WHILE TUESDAY WILL SEE WIDE SPREAD TEENS FOR
HIGHS.

PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL BE LIMITED AS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
STATE WILL SEE SOME LIGHT SNOW TODAY...AMOUNTING TO AS MUCH AS A
HALF INCH ACROSS THE NORTH. MORE WIDESPREAD CHANCES WILL PUSH
THROUGH SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY WITH THE IMPENDING COOL DOWN...AND
LOOKS LIKE A MIXED BAG OF RAIN AND SNOW INITIALLY FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA...WHILE NORTHERN IOWA SHOULD SEE ALL
SNOW.

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