Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
449 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

SKIES WERE CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE STATE THIS MORNING
WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. LIGHT PATCHY FOG WAS BEING REPORTED
ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA. EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS NORTH TO THE LOWER 20S SOUTH.

A FRONTAL SYSTEM CONTINUES TO SAG SOUTH ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. WARMING
WILL RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND...TOPPING OUT IN THE 30S AND 40S BY
SUNDAY. UNFORTUNATELY...THAT RELATIVE WARMTH WILL BE SHORT LIVED
AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PUSHES INTO THE REGION FROM CANADA AND
BRINGS BACK COLD TEMPERATURES TO START NEXT WEEK. HIGHS MONDAY
WILL BE IN THE 20S...WHILE TUESDAY WILL SEE WIDE SPREAD TEENS FOR
HIGHS.

PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL BE LIMITED AS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
STATE WILL SEE SOME LIGHT SNOW TODAY...AMOUNTING TO AS MUCH AS A
HALF INCH ACROSS THE NORTH. MORE WIDESPREAD CHANCES WILL PUSH
THROUGH SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY WITH THE IMPENDING COOL DOWN...AND
LOOKS LIKE A MIXED BAG OF RAIN AND SNOW INITIALLY FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA...WHILE NORTHERN IOWA SHOULD SEE ALL
SNOW.

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