Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
435 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

REMNANTS OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEPARTING ACROSS ILLINOIS AND
THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES PRODUCED STRONG WINDS AND VERY LIGHT
AMOUNTS OF LIGHT SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OVER CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST IOWA OVERNIGHT. THIS PRODUCED SCATTERED SLICK SPOTS ON
AREA ROADS. TEMPERATURES WERE WARM ENOUGH EAST FOR THE
PRECIPITATION TO STAY ALL LIGHT RAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS WERE OFTEN
AS STRONG AS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH OR MORE WITH THE
STRONGEST WINDS OVER THE NORTHWEST THIRD OF THE STATE. EARLY
MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE FALLING BEHIND THE SYSTEM WITH READINGS
VARYING WIDELY FROM THE TEENS NORTHWEST TO LOWER 40S FAR EAST.

THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST THIS WEEK WILL BE MUCH LESS ACTIVE.
THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL BE FAIRLY WEAK WITH NO DOMINATE SYSTEMS
RESULTING IN COLDER MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES AND ONLY A MINOR
WINDOW FOR PRECIPITATION. THIS WILL BE OVER SOUTHERN IOWA AND
POINTS SOUTH AROUND THURSDAY WHERE THERE WILL BE SLIGHT CHANCES
FOR LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES.

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