Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
501 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

COLDER AIR SWEPT INTO IOWA OVERNIGHT ON THE BACKSIDE OF THE RAIN
STORM WHICH AFFECTED MOST OF THE STATE ON SUNDAY. THE COLD AIR
TRANSITIONED LIGHT RAIN TO SNOW OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL INTO PORTIONS
OF EASTERN IOWA DURING THE NIGHT WITH SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. IN
ADDITION...VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WERE COMMON THROUGHOUT IOWA
PRODUCING BRISK CONDITIONS. OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
UPPER 30S IN THE SOUTHEAST TO THE MID 20S IN NORTHWEST IOWA. WINDS
WERE SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH IN
MOST LOCATIONS.

THE STORM WILL EXIT THE REGION TO THE EAST TODAY WITH
PRECIPITATION DIMINISHING ACROSS WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS.
MEANWHILE...ANOTHER WEAK SYSTEM WILL CROSS KANSAS AND MISSOURI
WITH THE THREAT OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN
AROUND 20 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE REGION. SOME
MODERATION WILL BEGIN ON TUESDAY AND INTO WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF
ANOTHER SYSTEM DROPPING SOUTHEAST OUT OF CANADA. THIS SYSTEM WILL
SPREAD RAIN AND SNOW INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST DURING THE MIDDLE OF
THE WEEK. EVENTUALLY...THE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DROP SOUTH AND
BEGIN TO SPREAD RAIN AND POSSIBLY SNOW INTO IOWA BY THE END OF THE
WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WELL BELOW NORMAL INTO THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AS CANADIAN AIR DROPS INTO THE REGION.

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