Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1103 AM CDT MON APR 25 2016

AFTER A WET EVENING AND OVERNIGHT ACROSS ROUGHLY THE WESTERN HALF
OF THE STATE...THIS MORNING WAS NICE AND QUIET. MORNING LOWS WERE
ON THE MILD SIDE WITH 50S DOMINATING AND A FEW LOW 60S IN THE
SOUTHEAST. SKIES WERE A MIXED BAG WITH TWO DISTINCT AREAS OF
CLOUDY SKIES WORKING ACROSS THE STATE. THE FIRST BEING A LINE OF
CLOUDS DRAPED ACROSS THE CENTRAL THIRD OF THE STATE WORKING
EASTWARD...AND THE SECOND AN AREA WORKING INTO NORTHWEST IOWA FROM
THE DAKOTAS.

WHILE WINDS THIS MORNING WERE OUT OF THE SOUTH AND
SOUTHWEST...THEY WILL TURN WESTERLY AND EVENTUALLY NORTHWESTERLY
AS LOW PRESSURE PASSES BY THE STATE TO OUR NORTH. EVEN WITH
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS EVENTUALLY SETTING IN...TEMPERATURES WILL
REMAIN COMFORTABLE TODAY AND TOMORROW WITH MID 60S TO 70S
DOMINATING. HOWEVER...BY TUESDAY NIGHT ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN
TO PUSH RAIN INTO THE REGION AND WILL ALSO WORK TO DROP HIGHS INTO
THE 50S AND LOW 60S WEDNESDAY AND THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.
AS JUST MENTIONED...PRECIPITATION CHANCES RETURN TO THE STATE
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WILL STICK AROUND INTO THURSDAY. AS A RESULT...A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY AND TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND
1 INCH OR MORE MAY BE COMMON ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF THE STATE.
CURRENTLY THE SEVERE STORM THREAT IS MINIMAL WITH FAR SOUTHWEST
IOWA HAVING THE BEST OPPORTUNITY. OTHERWISE...LOCALIZED STANDING WATER
AND MINOR RIVER FLOODING MAY BE POSSIBLE.

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CURTIS



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