Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1153 AM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

A quick moving band of moderate to heavy snow moved from northwestern
Iowa through the central tier of the state, including the Des Moines
metro. Large snowflakes were reported which dropped visibility down to
a quarter mile at times. 3 inches of snow was reported in Audubon,
with other reports of 1 to 2 inches common. As of noon the snow was
generally south of Interstate 80, impacting south central Iowa.

Another round of light rain or snow is possible tonight into Wednesday
morning, mainly for the western half of the state. More widespread
rainfall is expected later in the week as a low pressure system
crosses the Central Plains. The highest chances for rainfall will be
Friday and Saturday some locations may see rainfall amounts of an inch
or more. A few embedded thunderstorms are expected, but the threat
for severe weather will be low.

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