Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1105 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

LOW CLOUDS FINALLY CLEARED OUT AROUND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER THIS
MORNING...ONLY TO BE REPLACED BY MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS
STREAMING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY. A
SOUTHWEST WIND OF 10 TO 20 MPH HELPED TO BOOST TEMPERATURES UP
INTO THE 30S BY LATE IN THE MORNING.

THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
MAY SPARK A FEW SPRINKLES ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...BUT THE INCREASED CLOUDINESS WILL BE THE MAIN SENSIBLE
WEATHER FROM THIS PASSING SYSTEM. TEMPERATURES TODAY AND TOMORROW
WILL CONTINUE TO BE ABOVE AVERAGE WITH HIGHS IN THE
30S...40S...AND EVEN SOME 50S ON SATURDAY. AN ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL
RACE SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE REGION LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...BRINGING SNOW TO NORTHERN IOWA...SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA...AND WISCONSIN AND RAIN FURTHER SOUTH. SEVERAL INCHES
OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE FROM THIS STORM ALONG THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI
RIVER VALLEY. THE PARADE OF SYSTEMS WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY WITH
ANOTHER WEAK STORM SLIDING DOWN ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE WELL INTO NEXT WEEK
WITH HIGHS REACHING THE 40S FOR MUCH OF IOWA...WITH EVEN 50S
POSSIBLE AGAIN BY WEDNESDAY.

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KS



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