Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1059 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

CLOUDY SKIES...PATCHY LIGHT FOG AND SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE DOMINATED THE WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE THIS MORNING.
ALTHOUGH...RAIN FALL AMOUNTS WERE GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER
OF AN INCH AND THE VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS FROM THE FOG WAS
MINIMAL. EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE IN THE MIDDLE 30S TO THE LOWER
40S WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH. BY LATE
MORNING...READINGS WERE IN THE MIDDLE 30S NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER
AND MIDDLE 40S SOUTHWEST.

A WEATHER SYSTEM OVER THE PLAINS WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY. AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN MISSOURI. THIS LOW
WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST IOWA AND INTO WISCONSIN
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. WITH THE WARMER TEMPERATURES...THE
PRECIPITATION TYPE TODAY WILL BE LIGHT RAIN. HOWEVER...LOOK FOR A
SWITCH TO ALL SNOW...NORTHWEST OF THE LOW TRACK. BY TUESDAY...LOOK
FOR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW. WEDNESDAY AND CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE
DRY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 30S AND 40S. THE NEXT SYSTEM
WILL ARRIVE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND WILL BRING RENEWED
CHANCES FOR SNOW TO THE REGION.

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