Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1027 AM CST MON JAN 19 2015

THE STRING OF WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE MIDWEST
CONTINUED FOR THIS MORNING. EVEN THOUGH THIS MORNING/S
TEMPERATURES WERE ABOUT 5 TO 10 DEGREES COOLER THAN YESTERDAY
MORNING/S TEMPERATURES...THEY WERE STILL 10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THIS MORNING...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 27...WATERLOO HAD
A LOW OF 20...AND LA CROSSE...WISCONSIN HAD A LOW OF 22 DEGREES.
WINDS THIS MORNING WERE GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SKIES WERE
PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.

HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD BE WITHIN A FEW
DEGREES OF YESTERDAY/S HIGHS. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE GENERALLY IN THE MID 20S TO LOW 30S...AND IT
LOOKS LIKE WE WILL BE ABOUT 20 TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR
TODAY. ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80...HIGHS SHOULD BE IN THE
MID 40S TO LOW 50S. HIGHS FROM NORTHERN IOWA INTO MINNESOTA WILL
BE IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE FROM
THE SOUTH AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION ON TUESDAY WHICH WILL
BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION AND SOME SLIGHT RAIN SNOW
CHANCES. AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE NEAR TO THE IOWA
MINNESOTA BORDER. TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER IN THE LOW TO MID 30S
ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA TOMORROW...SO PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL BE A
WINTRY MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW. THE LIGHT SNOW POSSIBILITY WILL
LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

BEHIND THIS FRONT...TEMPERATURES WILL NOT COOL DOWN TOO MUCH.
HIGHS WILL DROP BACK DOWN TO THE LOW 30S TO LOW 40S FOR THE REST
OF THE WEEK. OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 20S.
AFTER TUESDAY...THE NEXT BEST WIDESPREAD CHANCE FOR LIGHT SNOW IS
NOT UNTIL SATURDAY. OTHERWISE...THIS LOOKS LIKE A FAIRLY DRY WEEK
AHEAD.

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