Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1050 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

SUNNY SKIES COVERED IOWA AND MOST OF THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS
MORNING. TEMPERATURES WARMED TO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 50S IN MOST
LOCATIONS AS NORTH WINDS AVERAGED 10 TO 20 MPH.

COOLER BUT SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
HIGHS WILL REACH THE UPPER 50S OVER THE NORTHEAST AND THE LOWER
70S ACROSS THE FAR WEST. CLOUDINESS WILL INCREASE SOMEWHAT DURING
THE AFTERNOON HOURS AS A WARM FRONT DEVELOPS ACROSS THE PLAINS.
TONIGHT WINDS SWING AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL ARRIVE INTO FAR
WESTERN IOWA BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY...THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE STATE
DURING THE DAY. WITH CLOUDS AND SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY HIGHS
WILL REMAIN IN THE 50S EAST TO THE LOWER 70S FAR WEST ALONG WITH
A BRISK SOUTHEAST WIND.

ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AND THURSDAY AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS OVER THE REGION. THERE MAY BE
SOME STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING OVER
NEBRASKA...KANSAS AND FAR WESTERN IOWA BEFORE THE STORMS WEAKEN A
BIT OVERNIGHT. THE SHOWERY WEATHER WILL MOVE OUT OF THE AREA BY
THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGHS THURSDAY WILL AGAIN BE MILD IN THE UPPER 50S
NORTHEAST TO THE 60S ELSEWHERE.

A BRIEF BREAK FROM RAIN WILL FOLLOW FOR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY
BEFORE AN UNSETTLED PERIOD OF WEATHER MOVES INTO IOWA FOR LATE
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. AT THIS TIME AN EXTENDED PERIOD
OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...AND COLD RAIN WILL OCCUR
FROM SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGHS WILL ONLY REACH THE 40S TO 50S
AT TIMES WITH LOWS IN THE 30S TO NEAR 40. ALONG WITH THAT EXPECT
COOL EASTERLY WINDS AND DREARY CLOUD COVER.


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