Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1058 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN WERE MOVING UP ACROSS SOUTHERN
AND SOUTHWEST IOWA THIS MORNING. WHILE MOST ROAD TEMPERATURES WERE
ABOVE FREEZING...A FEW SLICK SPOTS WERE STILL POSSIBLE ON
SECONDARY ROADS AND SIDEWALKS. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WERE ALSO
EMBEDDED WITHIN THE RAIN OVER SOUTHERN IOWA. SKIES WERE CLOUDY TO
MOSTLY CLOUDS ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE STATE WITH SOME CLEARING
OCCURRING IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER
20S TO LOW 30S STATEWIDE WITH A COLD EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND OF 10
TO 15 MPH.

THE MIXTURE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON AND GRADUALLY TRANSITION TO ALL
RAIN AS TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING. HIGHS TODAY WILL
STRUGGLE TO REACH THE MID 30S TO LOW 40S STATEWIDE. THE
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO SNOW FROM NORTHERN IOWA
INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN
POSTED FOR THAT REGION. A RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER EXISTS THROUGH
MUCH OF MISSOURI WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE WARMER ON WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS IN
THE 40S AND 50S. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH BY LATE WEDNESDAY
WITH HIGHS DROPPING TO THE 30S AND 40S FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL WARM OVER THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS RETURNING TO
THE 60S BY SUNDAY.

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