Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
456 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

SNOW DEPARTED THE STATE OVERNIGHT AS COLDER AND DRIER AIR ARRIVED
FROM THE NORTH. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES WERE
REPORTED THROUGH PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL THROUGH EAST CENTRAL
IOWA AND INCLUDED THE MASON CITY...WATERLOO AND CEDAR RAPIDS
AREAS. ARCTIC COLD TEMPERATURES ARRIVED OVERNIGHT WITH READINGS
BELOW ZERO FOR MANY LOCATIONS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 BY 4 AM.
NORTHWEST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH COMBINED WITH THE COLD
TEMPERATURES...DROPPED WIND CHILL VALUES INTO THE 20 TO 30 BELOW
ZERO RANGE OVER THE NORTH.

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL DROP SOUTHEAST INTO THE DAKOTAS TODAY
THEN WILL MOVE ACROSS IOWA TONIGHT. THIS SYSTEM ALONG WITH THE
FRESH SNOW COVER WILL HELP TEMPERATURES PLUMMET INTO 10 TO 20
BELOW RANGE FROM CENTRAL IOWA AND AREAS TO THE NORTH. FRIDAY WILL
REMAIN VERY COLD. SNOW CHANCES RETURN SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
MODERATE SNOWFALL FROM SOUTHERN IOWA INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI.
MONDAY IS EXPECTED TO BE DRY BEFORE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR
PRECIPITATION ARRIVES MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM COULD
BRING A MIXTURE OF PRECIPITATION TYPES TO THE REGION.

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