Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
451 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WERE REPORTED IN ISOLATED AREAS OF THE
STATE THIS AFTERNOON BUT MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES COVERED THE MAJORITY
OF IOWA. TEMPERATURES AT LATE AFTERNOON RANGED FROM 13 DEGREES AT
THE QUAD CITIES TO JUST 2 DEGREES AT ESTHERVILLE. NORTHWEST WINDS
OF 10 TO 20 MPH PRODUCED WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE NEGATIVE TEENS
BELOW ZERO.

AN ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT
AND INTO FRIDAY. BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS TO 20S
BELOW ZERO ARE FORECAST TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...FRIDAY NIGHT
AND EARLY SATURDAY.

DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TOMORROW...BUT THE WEEKEND BRINGS
WITH IT ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW...ESPECIALLY FOR THE SOUTHERN HALF
OF THE STATE AS ANOTHER SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH. TOTALS WILL BE
GREATEST ACROSS THE SOUTH AND APPEAR TO BE IN THE 3 TO 5 INCH
RANGE. AFTER THAT SHOT OF SNOW AND COLD...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE
INTO THE 20S AND LOW 30S FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY...JUST IN TIME FOR
ANOTHER ROUND OF PRECIPITATION MONDAY AFTERNOON AND THROUGH
TUESDAY. PRECIPITATION TYPE...POSSIBLY INCLUDING RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WILL BE THE MAIN ISSUE WITH THE EARLY
WEEK PRECIPITATION AS TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR FREEZING FOR SOME
AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTH.


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