Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1036 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014

IT WAS A VERY CHILLY START TO THE DAY ACROSS THE REGION TO SAY THE
LEAST. BELIEVE IT OR NOT...NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES ARE GENERALLY
IN THE MIDDLE 50S FOR THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS TIME OF YEAR. WITH
LOW TEMPERATURES REACHING THE LOW TO MID 30S FOR MANY...WE WERE A
SOLID 20 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW THESE NORMAL VALUES THIS MORNING.
THERE WAS A WIDESPREAD FROST ADVISORY WHICH COVERED MUCH OF
NORTHERN AND WESTERN IOWA...NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND
EASTWARD INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN. FROST WAS REPORTED THROUGHOUT
MOST OF THESE LOCATIONS WITH THE AFOREMENTIONED TEMPERATURES
DROPPING DOWN TO THE LOW TO MID 30S. IN ADDITION...THE IOWA
LOCATIONS OF MASON CITY...OTTUMWA...AND LAMONI ALL SET RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING...BREAKING 60 PLUS YEAR OLD PREVIOUS
RECORDS. DES MOINES...IMPACTED BY THE URBAN HEAT ISLAND...HAD A
LOW OF 39 THIS MORNING...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 32...WHICH WAS ONE
DEGREE SHY OF TYING THE RECORD. AND THE DAVENPORT AIRPORT MEASURED
A LOW OF 33 DEGREES THIS MORNING. WITH HIGH PRESSURE NEARLY
OVERHEAD...THE WINDS WERE MOSTLY CALM AND THE SKIES WERE CLEAR.

SUNDAY SHOULD BRING PARTLY CLOUDY WEATHER AND TEMPERATURES IN THE
UPPER 30S TO START THE DAY OFF WITH. AS SOUTHERLY AIR MOVES INTO
THE REGION...HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR SUNDAY SHOULD BE A SOLID 10 OR
SO DEGREES WARMER THAN SATURDAY AFTERNOON/S TEMPERATURES.

LOOKING AHEAD...SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL BRING
WIDESPREAD CHANCES FOR RAIN ACROSS IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE SLATED TO BE IN THE ONE TENTH OF A INCH TO
THE ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH RANGE. HIGHS NEXT WEEK WILL GRADUALLY
WARM BACK INTO THE 70S FOR MOST...AND LOW SHOULD BE IN THE
40S AND 50S...MORE TYPICAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THERE ARE
SCATTERED CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION DURING THE LATER STAGES OF
NEXT WEEK.

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