Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1101 AM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG COULD BE FOUND ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN
IOWA THIS MORNING AFTER THE RAIN THAT FELL THE DAY BEFORE. THIS
FOG QUICKLY BURNED OFF BY THE MID MORNING HOURS WITH TEMPERATURES
RISING UP INTO THE 60S BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDS WERE ON THE
INCREASE AS WELL WITH WEAK THUNDERSTORMS ROLLING ACROSS THE
MISSOURI RIVER INTO SOUTHWEST IOWA. WINDS WERE VARIABLE AT 5 TO 10
MPH.

A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT INTO THE STATE TODAY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP IN THE VICINITY OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY
AND GRADUALLY SHIFT OUT OF IOWA DURING THE EVENING. THE WEATHER
WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS WARM MOIST AND
UNSTABLE AIR RESIDES OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WITH SEVERAL WEATHER
SYSTEMS LIFTING ACROSS THE REGION. ANOTHER ROUND OF STORMS WILL
OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD
BE STRONG...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON. ON SUNDAY THE MAIN SYSTEM
TO THE WEST OF THE REGION WILL FINALLY LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST FOR
YET ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS. A COLD FRONT WILL ACCOMPANY
THIS SYSTEM AND ONCE AGAIN...STORMS COULD BE STRONG OR SEVERE.
ONCE THE FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT...COLDER AIR
WILL MOVE IN FOR THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

HIGHS THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL BE IN THE 70S AND 80S THEN DROP INTO
THE MID 50S TO MID 60S BY MONDAY.  OVERNIGHT LOWS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND WILL BE IN THE 50S AND 60S WITH LOWS IN THE 30S AND 40S BY
TUESDAY MORNING.

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