Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1100 AM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

CLOUDS INCREASED ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING WITH SOME VERY
LIGHT WINTRY PRECIPITATION BEING REPORTED AT A FEW SITES IN NORTH
CENTRAL IOWA. OTHERWISE SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER THE SOUTHERN
TWO THIRDS OF IOWA WITH TEMPERATURE RISING UP INTO THE UPPER 30S
NORTH TO LOW 50S SOUTH BY THE LATE MORNING HOURS. WINDS WERE OUT
OF THE EAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND ICE
ACROSS MINNESOTA...WISCONSIN...AND PARTS OF NORTH AND NORTHEAST IOWA
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL AND A LIGHT
GLAZE OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE ROUGHLY NORTHEAST OF A LINE FROM MASON
CITY TO DUBUQUE. ACROSS THE REST OF IOWA IT WILL REMAIN DRY FOR MOST
OF TODAY WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MOVING
THROUGH TONIGHT.

MONDAY WILL BE COOLER AND DRY WITH HIGHS IN THE 40S AND 50S...BUT A
STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION PRODUCING
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS IOWA BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE THE FIRST APPRECIABLE
PRECIPITATION IN ABOUT SEVEN WEEKS FOR MUCH OF IOWA. SEASONABLE
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK THEREAFTER WITH
HIGHS RUNNING NEAR NORMAL.

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