Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
432 AM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

FOG AND AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...
EASTERN AND SOUTHEAST IOWA EARLY TODAY. WINDS ARE LIGHT AND GENERALLY
BECOMING SOUTHEAST OVER MUCH OF THE STATE. TEMPERATURES HAVE FALLEN
TO THE UPPER 30S IN THE IOWA RIVER VALLEY TO THE LOWER TO UPPER 40S
OVER MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF IOWA. AN AREA OF HIGH CLOUDS IS ALSO
APPROACHING THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST EARLY TODAY.

HIGH PRESSURE IS DRIFTING EAST OF THE REGION WHILE LOW PRESSURE
WILL BE GATHERING STRENGTH IN THE PLAINS THROUGH TONIGHT. BRISK
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON PUSHING HIGH
TEMPERATURES INTO THE LOWER 70S EAST TO AROUND 80 IN THE WEST. A
RETURN OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY WITH
WINDY CONDITIONS DURING THE DAY. HIGHS SUNDAY WILL CLIMB TO THE
UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S AFTER LOWS IN THE 50S TO NEAR 60 OVERNIGHT.
THE STORMS SUNDAY MAY BE SEVERE. A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER
WILL BE IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF WESTERN IOWA...WITH A MARGINAL RISK
OF SEVERE STORMS OVER ABOUT THE EAST HALF TWO THIRDS OF THE REGION.
A VARIETY OF SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY FROM LARGE HAIL TO
WIND AND POSSIBLY A FEW TORNADOES.

A BRIEF BREAK IN THE ACTIVE WEATHER WILL RETURN MONDAY BEFORE A
MORE SIGNIFICANT STORM ARRIVES IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS FOR TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING A STRONGER THREAT FOR
SEVERE STORMS NEAR AND SOUTH OF IOWA OF IOWA BOTH TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY WITH A SLIGHTLY BETTER CHANCE OF STRONGER STORMS IN IOWA
WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL TOTALS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY SHOULD TOP AN
INCH OVER MUCH OF THE STATE. HIGHS THIS WEEK WILL RANGE FROM THE
60S TO THE 70S FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN WILL
OCCUR NEXT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

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