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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
402 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014

RATHER COLD CONDITIONS CONTINUED OVER IOWA EARLY THIS TUESDAY
MORNING. SOME CLOUD COVER IS MOVING INTO THE REGION FROM THE
DAKOTAS AND NEBRASKA. ALONG WITH THAT SCATTERED FLURRIES HAVE
BEEN REPORTED OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE WARMING SOMEWHAT WITH
THE ADVANCING CLOUD COVER. ACROSS THE AREA...READING RANGED FROM
NEAR 5 TO 10 ABOVE ZERO. WINDS ARE FROM THE WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
WIND CHILL VALUES ARE 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO NORTH AND 5 ABOVE TO 5
BELOW ACROSS THE SOUTH.

AFTER THE COLDEST DAY OF THIS SEASON YESTERDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL
MODERATE DURING THE DAY TODAY. CLOUDS WILL BE PRESENT ACROSS THE
NORTH MOST OF THE DAY WITH A SUN CLOUD MIXTURE OVER THE SOUTH. WEST
WINDS WILL INCREASE TO NEAR 15 TO 25 MPH AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON
AS HIGHS WARM INTO THE UPPER TEENS NORTH AND IN THE MID 20S SOUTH.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST OF THE AREA BY AFTERNOON AS ANOTHER
WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CROSSES THE STATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL
BRING CLOUDS ALONG WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW OVER THE FAR NORTH. ONLY
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF ABOUT A HALF INCH ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 20. MODESTLY COLD AIR AGAIN WILL SPILL SOUTH INTO THE AREA
WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS ONCE AGAIN IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

THROUGH FRIDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE REGION DRY. HIGHS
WILL STAY IN THE MID TEENS TO THE MID 20S THROUGH THURSDAY AND
LOWS WILL BE IN THE LOW SINGLE DIGITS TO THE LOW TEENS. WARMER AIR
WILL ARRIVE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL BE SWINGING THROUGH THE MIDWEST. PRECIPITATION CHANCES
INCREASE WITH THIS SYSTEM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. AT THIS TIME IT
LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE WARM ENOUGH FOR MOSTLY RAIN WITH THE
UPCOMING STORM THIS WEEKEND UNTIL LATE ON SUNDAY WHEN A MIXTURE OF
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. HIGHS WILL MAKE IT BACK UP INTO THE
30S AND 40S BY SUNDAY WITH HIGHS RECEDING ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
INTO THE 20S AND 30S.

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