Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
457 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

CLOUD COVER CONTINUED ACROSS IOWA AND THE THE REST OF THE MIDWEST
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WERE PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
ACROSS IOWA INTO WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS. TEMPERATURES WERE QUIET
COOL AS A RESULT OF THE CLOUDS AND RAIN. NEAR RECORD COLD MAX
TEMPERATURES WERE PRESENT ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA THIS AFTERNOON AS
HIGHS ONLY MADE IT INTO THE MID 40S TO LOW 50S. AT 4 PM...IT WAS
48 IN DES MOINES...46 IN WATERLOO...AND 54 IN ALBERT
LEA...MINNESOTA. TUESDAY/S WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE NORTH TO
NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 15 MPH.

HIGH PRESSURE HAS BEEN MOVING INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST THROUGHOUT
THE DAYTIME AND WILL TRACK SOUTH AND EAST INTO IOWA OVERNIGHT. AS
THIS HIGH PRESSURE NEARS...CLOUDS SHOULD START TO CLEAR OUT.
OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO THE UPPER 30S AND LOW 40S.

MILDER WEATHER WITH SUNSHINE WILL RETURN ON THURSDAY AS HIGHS
REACH THE 70S THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LOWS THE NEXT TWO NIGHTS WILL
REMAIN IN THE 40S BEFORE WARMING INTO THE 50S OVER THE WEEKEND.
ANOTHER STORM WILL ARRIVE FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH INCREASING
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATER ON SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY...LASTING INTO MONDAY. IT WILL REMAIN MILD AND MORE HUMID
AS PERIODS OF SHOWERS MOVE OVER THE REGION FROM TIME TO TIME.

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