Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
501 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

A CLEARING SKY WAS NOTED ACROSS NORTHERN INTO CENTRAL IOWA OVERNIGHT
WHILE SOUTHERN IOWA CONTINUED TO SEE LOW CLOUD COVER.  FOG WAS
DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT WHERE SKIES WERE CLEAR AND LOCATIONS IN THE
HIGHWAY 20 CORRIDOR BEGAN TO SEE NOTICEABLY LOWER VISIBILITIES TO
AROUND A HALF MILE WITH LOCAL REDUCTIONS TO A QUARTER MILE AROUND 5
AM.  5 AM TEMPERATURES WERE ALSO NOTABLY COOLER WHERE SKIES HAD
CLEARED FOR MUCH OF THE NIGHT WITH READINGS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S
WHILE CLOUDY AREAS SAW TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 40S.  THE WIND WAS
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT.

AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL SWEEP THE REGION TODAY AND WILL CAUSE
INCREASING CLOUDS AND ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS DURING THE PEAK HEATING
HOURS OF LATE MORNING INTO MID AFTERNOON.  ON TUESDAY HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE ROCKIES AS A DEEP TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OCCURS
OVER THE GREAT LAKES.  ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL SWEEP THE EASTERN
SECTIONS OF UPPER MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES BRINING A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO EASTERN MINNESOTA...EASTERN IOWA AND
INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS.  BEYOND TUESDAY...THE REST OF
THE WEEK LOOKS DRY AND MILD WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S AND 70S.  HIGHS BY
THE WEEKEND WILL APPROACH THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. HOWEVER...WITH
THE WARMER WEEKEND TEMPERATURES WILL COME INCREASING CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

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