Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1053 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Flurries and light snow across portions of southern and central Iowa
this morning. A few location in southwestern Iowa have picked up close
to a quarter inch, while much of central Iowa has seen a dusting.
Temperatures this morning are slightly warmer than we have seen
recently, in the upper teens across the state and single digits in the
northeast. Winds this morning have generally been out of the south at
10 to 15 mph.

This afternoon and overnight expect snow chances to increase across
the entire state. Winds overnight will also increase to 20 to 30 mph,
causing visibility problems due to blowing snow. By Monday morning
accumulation of around an inch is expected for much of western and central
Iowa, while northeastern Iowa could pick up 2 to 4 inches inches.
Temperatures Monday and Tuesday will be blustery and cold, with highs
in the single digits above and below zero, and wind chill values in
the minus 20 to minus 30 range during the day. Portions of northern
Iowa could approach wind chills of minus 40.

Brutal cold will hold on thru Tuesday night, with a warming trend
bringing some relief for the end of the week. Temperatures in teens
are expected for Wednesday, reaching the 20s and 30s for Thursday,
and 30s to near 40 for Friday.

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