Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
915 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

IT WAS ANOTHER MORNING WHICH FEATURED MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TO START
OFF THE DAY. TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE AROUND 5 TO 10
DEGREES COOLER THAN THEY WERE FOR YESTERDAY MORNING. AS OF 7
AM...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 43 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF
34...AND IT WAS FREEZING IN MASON CITY...AS THEY MEASURED A LOW OF
32 DEGREES. THESE VALUES WERE CLOSE TO...BUT GENERALLY SLIGHTLY
BELOW NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THIS
MORNING/S WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...SUNSHINE WILL ONCE AGAIN PREVAIL ACROSS
MOST OF THE REGION. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR
ARE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S...AND IT APPEARS THAT WE WILL BE
AROUND 5 OR SO DEGREES ABOVE THAT RANGE OF VALUES. HIGHS ARE
FORECAST TO BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S EAST OF INTERSTATE
35...AND IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S WEST OF INTERSTATE 35. WINDS
WILL BE SLIGHTLY BREEZY THIS AFTERNOON...BUT NOT AS STRONG AS THEY
WERE EARLIER THIS WEEK. WINDS TODAY WILL BE OUT OF THE EAST TO
SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

RAIN WILL BE RETURNING TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...AS
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS SLATED TO PASS THROUGH THE MIDWEST.
RAIN WILL BEGIN LATE IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND
NEBRASKA...AND THEN SHIFT EASTWARD INTO IOWA BY THURSDAY MORNING.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS THESE LOCATIONS BY THURSDAY MORNING SHOULD
BE IN THE HALF AN INCH RANGE. BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...RAIN SHOULD
BE MOVING EAST OF IOWA TOWARDS THE GREAT LAKES. DRY WEATHER IS
EXPECTED TO RETURN FOR THIS WEEKEND.

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