Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1036 AM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

SUNNY SKIES GREETED MUCH OF THE REGION THIS MORNING. WITH THE LACK
OF CLOUDS...TEMPERATURES WERE ALLOWED TO COOL OFF QUITE A BIT
OVERNIGHT. NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE
GENERALLY IN THE LOW TO MID 20S...AND WERE GENERALLY 5 TO 10
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THROUGH 7 AM...DES MOINES HAD A LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 18 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 12...AND CHARLES
CITY DROPPED DOWN TO 9 DEGREES. WINDS THIS MORNING WERE FROM THE
WEST TO NORTHWEST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT AND LASTING INTO TOMORROW AFTERNOON...1
TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA. THE HIGHER...3
TO 4 INCH...AMOUNTS WILL BE IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA FROM
ESTHERVILLE...THROUGH FORT DODGE...INTO THE DES MOINES METRO...AND
BACK UP TO AROUND MASON CITY. LESSER AMOUNTS...AROUND 1
INCH...ARE EXPECTED IN EASTERN IOWA TOWARDS THE QUAD CITIES AND
DUBUQUE. WINDS WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL BE IN THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE
SO VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO AROUND 3 MILES OR SO DURING
MOST OF THE SNOW. IN TERMS OF TIMING...MOST SNOW WILL OCCUR
BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 7 AM.

BEHIND THIS SYSTEM...WINDS WILL NOTABLY INCREASE TO 15 TO 25
MPH RANGE AND BE FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS STRONG NORTHWESTERLY AIR
WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES INTO THE REGION FOR THANKSGIVING
DAY. THANKSGIVING HIGHS WILL BE BACK DOWN TO THE TEENS AND
20S.

WARMER AIR IS ON THE WAY FOR FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO FRIDAY MORNING WILL STAY FAIRLY PERSISTENT IN THE TEENS AND
20S. BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...MUCH OF THE REGION WILL BE IN THE
40S...WITH 50S POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. SOME
SNOW IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY IN WISCONSIN...OTHERWISE...THE REST OF THE
REGION SHOULD BE DRY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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