Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1053 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

THE GREY CLOUDS WHICH BLANKETED MUCH OF THE REGION THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS MOVED OFF TOWARDS THE GREAT LAKES AND THE OHIO VALLEY
REGION. FROM THE EASTERN HALF OF THE DAKOTAS...INTO CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...AND DOWN THROUGH CENTRAL IOWA...WAS GREETED TO MOSTLY
SUNNY SKIES THIS MORNING. WITH THE CLEAR SKIES
OVERNIGHT...TEMPERATURES PLUMMETED TO THE LOW TEENS AND SINGLE
DIGITS IN MANY OF THESE LOCATIONS. DES MOINES HAD A LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 15 DEGREES...ESTHERVILLE HAD A LOW OF 9...AND SIOUX
FALLS...SOUTH DAKOTA HAD A LOW OF 2 DEGREES. WINDS WERE FROM THE
NORTHWEST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNSHINE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION FOR MUCH OF TODAY...AND
CLOUDS WILL BE BACK ON THE INCREASE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. THOUGH
SKIES WILL BE SUNNY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ON THE COOLER
SIDE. AS VALUES SHOULD GENERALLY BE IN THE MIDDLE TEENS TO THE MID
20S. WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

WITH THE INCREASE OF CLOUDS TONIGHT...LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN
SOUTHERN IOWA. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO BE
AROUND A TENTH TO QUARTER OF AN INCH IN MOST LOCATIONS...WITH A
FEW SPOTS NEAR THE IOWA MISSOURI BORDER POSSIBLY RECEIVING AROUND
HALF AN INCH OF SNOWFALL.

FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK...TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE THE
MID 20S TO MID 30S ACROSS THE REGION. LOW TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE
IN THE TEENS TO MID 20S. THE REST OF THIS WEEK LOOKS FAIRLY DRY AS
WELL. AFTER TONIGHT...THE NEXT BEST CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION
APPEARS TO BE EARLY TO MID WEEK OF NEXT WEEK.

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