Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
510 AM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

THERE WAS PLENTY OF ACTION ACROSS IOWA LAST EVENING AS
THUNDERSTORMS ERUPTED ALONG A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. THERE WERE
MULTIPLE REPORTS OF LARGE HAIL FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST IOWA.
IN ADDITION...THERE WAS LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH AMOUNTS IN
EXCESS OF TWO INCHES FROM NEAR WATERLOO AND MARSHALLTOWN INTO FAR
NORTHEAST IOWA NEAR POSTVILLE. A FEW OTHER LOCATIONS NORTH OF AMES
AND IN FAR SOUTHWEST IOWA ALSO RECEIVED OVER TWO INCHES OF RAIN.
STRONG WINDS ALSO ACCOMPANIED SOME OF THE STORMS WITH WINDS OF 60
MPH OR MORE FROM CHARITON AND KNOXVILLE OVER TOWARD THE QUAD
CITIES. TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE STATE BY EARLY MORNING RANGED FROM
THE LOWER 60S IN FAR SOUTHEAST IOWA TO THE MID 40S IN THE NORTH.

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST IN IOWA AND SURROUNDING
STATES TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES FROM KANSAS INTO ILLINOIS BY
THIS EVENING. MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
FROM MISSOURI INTO SOUTHEAST IOWA AND ILLINOIS. FARTHER
NORTHWEST...COLDER AIR IS FORECAST TO MOVE SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE
PLAINS AND MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY TODAY WITH RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW
IN NEBRASKA AND INTO FAR WESTERN IOWA BY THIS AFTERNOON. SOME
LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECASTED FOR THESE AREAS BEFORE THE
PRECIPITATION ENDS TONIGHT. THE COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN IN PLACE INTO MONDAY BEFORE MODERATION INTO TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

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