Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
507 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

CLOUDS INCREASED ACROSS THE STATE OVERNIGHT WITH SNOW ENTERING
NORTHWEST IOWA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS AS WELL.
TEMPERATURES VARIED QUITE A BIT STATEWIDE HEADING TOWARD SUNRISE
WITH READINGS FROM NEAR 10 FAR EAST TO THE LOWER 30S WEST ALONG
THE MISSOURI RIVER. WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE EAST...AND EAST
OR SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 10 MPH WEST.

THE SNOW SPREADING FROM SOUTH DAKOTA INTO NORTHWEST IOWA EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL EXPAND AND INTENSIFY FURTHER THROUGH THE DAY.
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE DOWN THE IMMEDIATE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY
WITH WIDESPREAD SNOW NORTH OF ITS TRACK ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA AND
ADJACENT PORTIONS OF MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
FALL ACROSS IOWA WHERE WINTER STORM WARNINGS ARE IN
EFFECT...POSSIBLY WITH AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS 6 TO 10 INCHES.

AS THE SYSTEM EXITS OVERNIGHT THE MAIN WEATHER STORY WILL TURN TO
MORE BITTER COLD WEATHER. ANOTHER ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE AREA WILL
DROP INTO IOWA BY FRIDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD LOWS BELOW ZERO ARE
EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND
TEENS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE SOMEWHAT BY
THE WEEKEND...BUT ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY MORE CHANCES FOR SNOW.

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