Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
524 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

CLOUDS CONTINUED TO BLANKET THE SKY ON FRIDAY AS A LARGE AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE POSITIONED ITSELF OVER THE MIDWEST. WITH THE CLOUDS
CAME COOLER TEMPERATURES AND A FEW PATCHES OF DRIZZLE FOR FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO
MID 60S. HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR FRIDAY GENERALLY REMAINED IN THE
50S. AT 4 PM...DES MOINES HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES...IT
WAS 48 IN WATERLOO...AND THE TEMPERATURE IN AMES WAS 42 DEGREES.
WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE NORTHEAST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15
MPH.

SATURDAY LOOKS TO AGAIN BE VERY CLOUDY WITH CONTINUED BELOW
TEMPERATURES...THANKS TO THE AFOREMENTIONED AREA OF LOW PRESSURE.
FOR MOST OF THE REGION...HIGHS WILL BE STUCK IN THE 50S AND LOWS
WILL BE IN THE 40S. A WIDESPREAD HALF AN INCH OF RAIN MAY FALL
ACROSS THE MIDWEST ON SATURDAY...WITH THE GREATEST RAINFALL TOTALS
OCCURRING SATURDAY MORNING IN WESTERN IOWA INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA.
THIS RAIN MAY CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. WINDS ON SATURDAY WILL BE
BREEZY...BLOWING FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

NEXT WEEK LOOKS CLOSER TO A RETURN TO NORMAL AS TEMPERATURES MAKE
IT BACK INTO THE 60S. THERE ARE SPOTTY RAIN CHANCES THROUGHOUT THE
WEEK.

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