Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1117 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

TEMPERATURES RECOVERED STEADILY THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS AFTER
ANOTHER VERY COLD MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHEASTERN IOWA.
BY THE LATE MORNING HOURS TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS TO TEENS ABOVE ZERO. SKIES WERE CLEAR OVER MOST OF THE
STATE...BUT MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS WERE STEADILY STREAMING
NORTHWARD OUT OF MISSOURI AND HAD REACHED THE INTERSTATE 80
CORRIDOR BY LATE MORNING. WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK TROUGH THE SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND OHIO
RIVER VALLEYS THIS WEEKEND. SEVERAL WAVES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED UP
INTO SOUTHERN IOWA BUT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD ONLY ADD UP TO A
FEW INCHES IN IOWA WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS IN MISSOURI. TEMPERATURES
TODAY WILL BE WARMER BUT STILL COLD WITH HIGHS 10 TO 15 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL. A MORE SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO
IMPACT THE UPPER MIDWEST MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THIS STORM WILL
PRODUCE A WIDE RANGE OF PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN TO THE SOUTH WITH
A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET...RAIN...SNOW AND ICE INTO CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN IOWA. COLD WEATHER RETURNS FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
BUT WILL BE SHORT LIVED WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES FOR THE END
OF THE WEEK.

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