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Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

OVERCAST SKIES CONTINUED TO DOMINATE THE SKIES THROUGHOUT THE
STATE FOR YET ANOTHER DAY. TEMPERATURES HOWEVER DID NOT HOVER IN
THE 30S LIKE THE LAST FEW DAYS...THANKS TO A SOUTHERLY WIND THAT
PICKED UP OVERNIGHT AND HELPED TEMPERATURES RISE INTO THE LOW 40S
IN MANY AREAS...AND UPPER 30S FOR THE REST. MIST AND DRIZZLE
CONTINUED TO BE SPOTTY...WITH THE NORTHERN TIER OF COUNTIES
RECEIVING IT MUCH OF THE DAY. AS OF EARLY THIS
EVENING...TEMPERATURES REMAINED NEAR THEIR DAYTIME HIGHS.
TEMPERATURES WILL NOT FALL OFF TOO MUCH OVERNIGHT THANKS TO THE
INCREASED SOUTH WINDS...RESULTING IN MID TO UPPER 30S ACROSS THE
STATE.

THE CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO STICK AROUND AT LEAST FOR A FEW MORE
DAYS AS A SYSTEM BEGINS TO PUSH THROUGH THE AREA. PRECIPITATION
CHANCES WILL BEGIN TO RAMP UP OVERNIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TUESDAY. THE PRECIPITATION MONDAY WILL BE EXCLUSIVELY RAIN AS HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S ACROSS THE
STATE. OVERNIGHT MONDAY...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TURN TO SNOW IN THE
WEST AND NORTH AND BY TUESDAY MORNING AND THROUGH WEDNESDAY PRECIPITATION
SHOULD FALL AS SNOW. TOTALS FOR THE RAINFALL MONDAY WILL LIKELY
BE ONE TENTH TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH...AND SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OVERNIGHT MONDAY AND THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL LIKELY BE A COUPLE OF
INCHES OR LESS AS RELATIVELY WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL MELT
MOST OF THE EARLY SNOWFALL.

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CURTIS



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