Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1108 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

FOR THE MOST PART THE NORTHWEST HALF OF THE STATE SAW
PRECIPITATION OVERNIGHT...RANGING FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IN
THE FAR NORTHWESTERN COUNTIES AND NORTH CENTRAL COUNTIES TAPERING
OFF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN INTO CENTRAL IOWA. LOW TEMPERATURES
THIS MORNING RANGED FROM THE TEENS IN THE NORTHWEST AND UP TO THE
MID 30S IN THE SOUTHEAST. AS OF LATE THIS MORNING WINDS ACROSS THE
STATE WERE PREDOMINANTLY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15MPH WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE TEENS IN THE NORTHWEST...20S IN CENTRAL
IOWA...AND UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S IN THE SOUTHEAST.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY PRECIPITATION WILL FINISH PUSHING OUT OF
SOUTHEAST IOWA...FOLLOWED BY CLOUDS PUSHING OUT AND GIVING WAY TO
CLEAR TO MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. TEMPERATURES WILL NOT RISE
MUCH...RESULTING IN HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE LOW 20S TO
MID 30S.

TEMPERATURES SUNDAY AND MONDAY WILL BE SEASONABLE...BEFORE ANOTHER
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM BRINGS IN CHANCES FOR SNOW AND SOME BITTER
COLD AIR. BY TUESDAY HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW FREEZING
STATE WIDE. THE NORTHWESTERN HALF OF IOWA WILL SEE HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS...WHILE SOUTHEAST IOWA MAY HIGH
20 DEGREES IN A FEW AREAS. WINDS WILL NOT BE EXCESSIVE...BUT WILL
BE ENOUGH TO DROP WIND CHILLS WELL BELOW ZERO FOR MUCH OF THE
STATE. BY THE END OF THE WEEK TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND BACK INTO
THE 20S FOR MOST AND LOW 30S ACROSS THE SOUTH.

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CURTIS


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