Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1046 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

IT WAS ANOTHER MILD MORNING ACROSS THE STATE WITH LOWS IN THE 50S
AND EVEN LOW 60S IN WESTERN IOWA. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALSO
MADE THEIR WAY INTO WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE OVERNIGHT AND
THIS MORNING...THOUGH HAVE MOSTLY DISSIPATED AS OF LATE THIS
MORNING AS THEY CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
PORTIONS OF THE STATE.

TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL WARM NICELY INTO THE UPPER 70S AND LOW
80S ACROSS THE STATE THANKS IN PART TO SOUTHERLY WINDS THAT WILL
REACH 25 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 TO
35 MPH. THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL SEE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP
WEST OF THE STATE IN NEBRASKA AND KANSAS THAT WILL EVENTUALLY WORK
THEIR WAY INTO WESTERN AND SOUTHWEST IOWA. A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY
BE SEVERE...WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT BEING HAIL. AS THE STORMS
CONTINUE THEIR EASTWARD TREK THROUGH THE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT...THE SEVERE THREAT WILL DIMINISH SIGNIFICANTLY AND
RESULTING STORMS WILL PRIMARILY PRODUCE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN AND
LIGHTNING.

LOOKING FORWARD TO THE WORK WEEK...MONDAY AND MUCH OF TUESDAY WILL
BE QUIET THOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY COOL AS
NORTHWEST WINDS BEGIN TO USHER IN COOLER TEMPERATURES. HIGHS
MONDAY WILL REMAIN MOSTLY IN THE 70S...WHILE TUESDAY WILL SEE
HIGHS IN THE 60S. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPARK OFF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT TUESDAY AND THROUGH
WEDNESDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF THURSDAY WITH SOME LINGERING
SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WILL BE ON THE
COOLER SIDE WITH 50S AND LOWER 60S DOMINATING.

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CURTIS



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