Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1124 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

IT WAS A CLOUDY START TO THE DAYS ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION. THERE
WAS A LITTLE BIT OF LIGHT RAIN IN SOME LOCATIONS...BUT MUCH OF
THAT ENDED EARLY ON IN THE MORNING...ONLY PRODUCING A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF PRECIPITATION AT MOST. TEMPERATURES WERE ON THE
SLIGHTLY COOL SIDE THIS MORNING. NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES ARE
GENERALLY IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOW 40S ACROSS THE REGION. DES
MOINES HAD A LOW OF 34 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 33...AND
DUBUQUE HAD A LOW OF 36 DEGREES THIS MORNING. WINDS HAVE BEEN
DECREASING THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE MORNING. STARTING OUT IN THE 15
TO 25 MPH RANGE EARLY ON...AND DROPPING TO THE 10 TO 15 MPH RANGE
BY SUNRISE.

FOR THE REST OF THE DAY...WINDS AND CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE
AS HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT.
EVENING TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 40S ALONG THE IOWA
MINNESOTA BORDER...TO THE MID 50S ALONG THE IOWA MISSOURI BORDER.
TEMPERATURE FOR TOMORROW MORNING WILL BE VERY SIMILAR TO WHERE
THEY WERE FOR THURSDAY MORNING...GENERALLY MAKING IT DOWN TO THE
LOW TO MID 30S. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

THE AFOREMENTIONED AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO
VALLEY AND LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THE NORTHERN US BORDER.
THIS WILL PUT THE UPPER MIDWEST INTO SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WHICH
WILL ADVECT WARMER AIR INTO THE REGION. SUBSEQUENTLY...TEMPERATURES
WILL BE IN THE 70S FOR THIS WEEKEND. THE NEXT BEST CHANCE FOR
PRECIPITATION LOOKS TO BE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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