Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1143 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH
PERSISTED BEHIND OUR DEPARTING STORM SYSTEM. THIS RESULTED IN
WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN IOWA WHICH
CONTINUED TO MAKE ROADS VERY SLICK AND DANGEROUS IN A NUMBER OF
LOCATIONS. COLDER AIR WAS ALSO STREAMING SOUTH WITH THIS WIND WITH
READINGS REMAINING STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING THROUGHOUT THE MORNING
INTO THE UPPER TEENS NORTHWEST TO UPPER 20S SOUTHEAST. A FEW LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EXITED EASTERN IOWA AS WELL DURING THE MORNING.

THE GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ONLY GRADUALLY DECREASE TODAY AS
THE LOW PRESSURE TO THE EAST DEPARTS AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
INTO THE STATE. AFTER A SEASONABLY COOL NIGHT EXPECT DRY
CONDITIONS AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES THROUGH FRIDAY WITH SNOW
CHANCES RETURNING TO NORTHERN IOWA BY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.
DRY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST OVER THE WEEKEND...THE BITTER COLD
TEMPERATURES ARE ANTICIPATED TO PUNCH INTO THE REGION EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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KS



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