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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
427 AM CST WED NOV 19 2014

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS TRACKING ACROSS SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND
WESTERN WISCONSIN EARLY THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING. MILDER AIR IS
BEING PULLED INTO SOUTHERN IOWA BUT A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS ARE
QUICKLY FOLLOWING THIS WARM AIR INTO THE REGION TODAY. SKIES ARE
PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE SOUTH AND CLOUDY OVER THE NORTH.
TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE MID 30S IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST TO THE
UPPER TEENS OVER NORTHEAST IOWA. WINDS VARY FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT
10 TO 15 MPH OVER THE SOUTHEAST TO STRONG NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 25
MPH AND GUSTY OVER THE NORTHWEST. FLURRIES AND SOME PATCHY BLOWING
SNOW HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED.

THE LOW WILL QUICKLY MOVE EAST TODAY PULLING COLDER AIR BACK INTO
THE REGION TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. SKIES WILL REMAIN CLOUDY TODAY
WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES OR BRIEF PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW. LITTLE
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BE BRISK EARLY TODAY AND THEN
PICK UP AGAIN IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS FROM THE NORTHWEST. PATCHY
BLOWING SNOW IS AGAIN POSSIBLE OVER NORTHERN IOWA LATER THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO NEAR 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. TONIGHT HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST
TOWARD IOWA WITH DIMINISHING WINDS. THURSDAY LOOKS MOSTLY SUNNY
WITH HIGHS IN THE 20S AND LIGHT WINDS.

BY FRIDAY A NEW WEATHER SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST.
THIS WILL SPREAD CLOUDS AND SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN INTO THE AREA BY NIGHTFALL. LITTLE ICE ACCUMULATION
IS ANTICIPATED...BUT TRAVELERS SHOULD CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS PRIOR
TO ANY OUTINGS. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM BY SATURDAY MORNING WITH
LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. AFTER A SUCH A LONG COLD STRETCH...
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S NORTH AND MID TO UPPER 40S SOUTH ON SATURDAY
WILL FEEL QUITE MILD. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WARM ON SUNDAY IN
THE 30S AND 40S BEFORE COLDER WEATHER SETTLES IN AGAIN ON MONDAY.
THERE MAY BE SOME LIGHT SNOW MONDAY WITH HIGHS BACK IN THE 30S
MOST AREAS.

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