Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
518 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

CLOUD COVER WAS SLOWLY ERODING FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON.
BY 5 PM...SKIES WERE CLEAR ACROSS THE WESTERN THIRD OF THE STATE
WHILE THE REMAINDER OF IOWA WAS CLOUDY. LATE AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID TO UPPER 20 NORTHEAST TO THE MIDDLE
30S SOUTHWEST. SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS WERE 5 TO 10 MPH.

HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO SLOWLY DRIFT EAST OF THE REGION TODAY.
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WAS SETTING UP ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND NEBRASKA
AND WILL ENTER THE REGION IN THE HIGH PRESSURES WAKE. THE BOUNDARY
WILL GENERATE LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW FROM NORTHEAST IOWA AND INTO
WISCONSIN ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON. BETWEEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AFTERNOON A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD FROM MANITOBA
TO SOUTHERN MICHIGAN. THIS SYSTEM WILL PRIMARILY AFFECT MINNESOTA
AND WISCONSIN BUT WILL STILL CLIP IOWA WITH LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. THE WELL ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK
WITH 50S POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY.

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