Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
505 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

AREAS OF CLOUDS CONTINUE OVER NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN IOWA WITH
SOME BREAKS IN THE CLOUD COVER OVER CENTRAL IOWA EARLY TODAY.
SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO OCCURRING OVER
THE FAR SOUTH EARLY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S ACROSS THE NORTH TO THE MID 40S TO MID 50S
ACROSS THE SOUTH. WINDS ARE LIGHT NORTH NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

A STATIONARY FRONT OVER SOUTHERN IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI WILL
PRODUCE CLOUDS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
SOUTH THIS MORNING. A STRONG STORM WILL APPROACH THE CENTRAL PLAINS
TODAY AND BRING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS
NORTH INTO NEBRASKA. IOWA IS ON THE EASTERN FRINGE OF THE RISK FOR
SEVERE WEATHER TODAY AND TONIGHT. A MODERATE RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER
IS IN PLACE JUST SOUTHWEST AND WEST OF IOWA TODAY. HIGHS IN IOWA
WILL RANGE FROM THE 60S IN THE NORTH TO THE LOWER TO MID 70S ACROSS
THE SOUTH. BY TONIGHT THUNDERSTORMS WILL QUICKLY MOVE INTO WESTERN
AND SOUTHWEST IOWA...WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME SEVERE WEATHER.
PERIODS OF RAIN WILL ALSO BE LIKELY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS THE REGION. A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
MAY ALSO OCCUR OVER THE SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY. COOLER WEATHER WILL BE
THE RULE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ARRIVE
FRIDAY NIGHT...CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY. WITH PERIODS OF RAIN EXPECTED
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR MINOR RIVER FLOODING
IN IOWA.

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