Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
559 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

THIS AFTERNOON MARKED THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A WEEK THAT
TEMPERATURES GOT ABOVE FREEZING FOR MUCH OF THE STATE. THIS
AFTERNOON DES MOINES TOPPED OUT AT 39...WHILE WATERLOO COULD NOT
QUITE MAKE IT...TOPPING OUT AT 31. SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SUNSHINE
EARLIER IN THE DAY HELPED PUSH TEMPERATURES TOWARDS AND ABOVE
FREEZING. AS OF EARLY THIS EVENING...TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOVE
FREEZING FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN TWO THIRDS OF THE STATE WHILE THE
NORTHEAST THIRD WAS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S. WINDS REMAIN OUT
OF THE SOUTH...AND GENERALLY LIGHT.

THE MAIN STORY FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE MORNING IS
THE CHANCE FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE FOR THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE.
TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER AROUND FREEZING FOR MUCH OF THE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT...BUT MAY POSE A THREAT FOR THOSE ON THE ROADS IF
ROAD TEMPERATURES DIP BELOW FREEZING. BY SATURDAY
MORNING...TEMPERATURES WILL RISE WELL ABOVE FREEZING AND QUICKLY MELT
OFF ANY ICY CONDITIONS.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL EASILY BE THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF THE
LAST COUPLE WEEKS...WITH HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOW 50S BOTH DAYS.
UNFORTUNATELY...A SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO PUSH THROUGH THE STATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BRINGING WITH IT RAIN AND A
COOLDOWN FOR MONDAY. TEMPERATURES MONDAY WILL ONLY REACH UPPER 20S
TO LOW 30S...AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WORK WEEK. THANKSGIVING
WILL LIKELY BE THE COLDEST DAY...WITH TEMPERATURES TOPPING OUT IN
THE TEENS TO LOW 20S.

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CURTIS


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