Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1113 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING. BY 1100 AM...THE RAIN HAD EXITED THE
STATE AND ENTERED SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN.
OTHERWISE...SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS IOWA. MORNING LOWS WERE
IN THE MIDDLE 40S NORTHWEST TO THE MIDDLE 50S
SOUTHEAST...HOWEVER...BY LATE MORNING THE READINGS HAD RISEN INTO
THE LOWER 60S NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER 70S SOUTHWEST. SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WINDS WERE 15 TO 25 MPH.

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE PLAINS WILL GRADUALLY CROSS THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND ALLOWING FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG AND NEAR THE BOUNDARY. AS THE FRONT DROPS SOUTH... SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA. THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME SEVERE
WEATHER EXISTS WITH THESE STORMS ALONG WITH ISOLATED HEAVY
RAINFALL. THE ACTIVITY WILL PRESS EASTWARD TONIGHT WITH ANOTHER
ROUND OF PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING IN KANSAS. THIS RAINFALL WILL
MOVE INTO IOWA ON SUNDAY WITH GENEROUS AMOUNTS OF RAIN. STORM
TOTAL PRECIPITATION OF UP TO ONE INCH WILL BE COMMON IN CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE STATE WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.
MUCH COOLER AIR IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO IOWA ON THE BACKSIDE OF
THE SYSTEM WITH SOME SNOW EXPECTED BY LATER SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT...ALTHOUGH ANY ACCUMULATIONS APPEAR QUITE LIGHT AT THIS
TIME.

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