Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
803 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PUSHED THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN TO
SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA WEDNESDAY EVENING. WIND DAMAGE WAS REPORTED
NEAR CRESTON AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS WAS REPORTED NEAR
BEDFORD. SHORTLY AFTER 7 PM...THE LINE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
PUSHED NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE DES MOINES METRO. TEMPERATURES
ONLY MADE IT UP TO THE MID 40S ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA...TO THE MID
50S ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE. NORMAL HIGHS FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 50S...SO TEMPERATURES WERE 5 TO
10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. WINDS THROUGHOUT MOST OF TUESDAY WERE
FROM THE EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

AS THE SYSTEM FROM WEDNESDAY MOVES EASTWARD OVERNIGHT INTO
THURSDAY MORNING...SO TOO WILL THE SHOWERS AND STORMS. MUCH OF
THURSDAY SHAPES UP TO BE OVERCAST BUT DRY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES
REMAINING COOL IN THE UPPER 40S TO THE NORTH AND NEAR 60 IN THE
SOUTH. FRIDAY TOO WILL BE ON THE DRY SIDE WITH SLIGHTLY WARMER
HIGHS IN THE 50S AND LOW 60S. THE DRY WEATHER WILL BE SHORT LIVED
HOWEVER AS THE NEXT WEATHER MAKE PUSHES IN TO THE STATE OVER THE
WEEKEND. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED WITH THE WEEKEND
SYSTEM...BUT WILL PRODUCE RAIN ACROSS A MAJORITY...IF NOT ALL...OF
THE STATE. HIGHS THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL REMAIN COOL IN THE 50S
TO LOW 60S.

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