Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1106 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED WIND DAMAGE AND HEAVY RAIN
ACROSS IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING...MAINLY AFFECTING WESTERN AND
CENTRAL IOWA. SOME NOTED STORM REPORTS INCLUDED A LARGE TRAIN
DERAILMENT WEST OF OSCEOLA AND 3.23 INCHES OF RAIN IN
BLOCKTON...WHICH IS IN TAYLOR COUNTY. OVERNIGHT LOWS DIPPED INTO
THE UPPER 50S AND 60S...AND READINGS WERE INTO THE MIDDLE 60S TO
MIDDLE 70S BY MID MORNING. WINDS WERE QUITE GUSTY FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 MPH...AND SOME GUSTS EVEN HIGHER.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY...WITH SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAKOTAS AND POTENTIALLY STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG AND EAST OF THE IMMEDIATE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. SOUTH
WINDS WILL BE STRONG AND GUSTY AS WELL INTO IOWA...WITH GUSTS OVER
30 MPH AT TIMES.  DRY AND COOLER WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED TO START
THE WORK WEEK HOWEVER. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL DIP INTO THE 30S AND
40S BY MONDAY NIGHT...WITH HIGHS NO BETTER THAN THE MIDDLE 50S TO
MIDDLE 60S FOR TUESDAY.

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