Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
621 AM CST SAT DEC 13 2014

FOG...LOW CLOUDS AND DRIZZLE SPREAD ACROSS IOWA OVERNIGHT AS
UNSEASONABLY WARM AND MOIST AIR SURGED NORTHEAST ACROSS THE STATE.
PATCHY DENSE FOG EXISTED MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND EAST OF
US 169...WHERE VISIBILITIES WERE 1/4 MILE OR LOWER IN POCKETS.
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MIDDLE 30S ACROSS EASTERN IOWA TO THE
UPPER 40S ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE. WINDS WERE
FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES ARE IN STORE FOR IOWA THIS WEEKEND
AS SOUTHERLY WINDS PERSIST IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM.
MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. ALTHOUGH SOME
SUNSHINE MAY APPEAR ACROSS THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF THE
STATE...CLOUDS AND FOG WILL RETURN STATEWIDE BY TONIGHT. HIGHS
TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MIDDLE 40S ACROSS THE NORTHEAST TO THE
MIDDLE 50S ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST. AFTER RELATIVELY WARM OVERNIGHT
LOWS IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 40S TONIGHT...TEMPERATURES WILL WARM
TO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 50S ON SUNDAY. SOME LOCATIONS MAY APPROACH
RECORD DAILY HIGHS ON SUNDAY.

A POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING ACTIVE WEATHER TO THE STATE
FROM SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA SUNDAY NIGHT. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES EAST OF THE
STATE MONDAY AND TUESDAY...COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL FILTER INTO
THE STATE...AND RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY. ALTHOUGH THE BEST CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE
FROM NORTHERN IOWA AND LOCATIONS FURTHER TO THE NORTH AND
WEST...WINDS WILL INCREASE ON MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...LEADING
TO POTENTIAL BLOWING SNOW CONCERNS.

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