Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
434 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES COVERED THE STATE AND MUCH OF THE
UPPER MIDWEST THIS AFTERNOON AS WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGED
10 TO 20 MPH. TEMPERATURES AT LATE AFTERNOON ACROSS IOWA RANGED
FROM 39 DEGREES AT SIOUX CITY TO 21 DEGREES AT DECORAH.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRIER AIR BACK TO THE REGION OVERNIGHT
AND ON MONDAY AS TEMPERATURES WARM CLOSER TO SEASONABLE NORMALS
FOR THE FIRST DAY OF THE WORK WEEK.

MORE IMPORTANTLY...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE
UPPER MIDWEST FROM LATE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SNOW IS FORECAST
ACROSS MINNESOTA INTO NORTHERN IOWA WHILE A WINTRY MIX OF
SLEET...RAIN...SNOW AND ICE POSSIBLE FROM CENTRAL IOWA TO
NORTHERN MISSOURI. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...POTENTIALLY CAUSING SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW
AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES. IN ADDITION...THESE WINDS WILL USHER IN
ARCTIC AIR FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK BEFORE TEMPERATURES ONCE
AGAIN WARM TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK.


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