Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1014 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

LOW TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE BITTER COLD WITH NEARLY THE
ENTIRE STATE SEEING BELOW 0 TEMPERATURES. AREAS ALONG THE MISSOURIBORDER
HOVERED AROUND AND JUST BELOW ZERO...CENTRAL IOWA GOT AS LOW AS
-10 AND AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN IOWA FLIRTED WITH -15 LOWS.
THANKFULLY LIGHT TO CALM WINDS KEPT WIND CHILLS FROM REACHING MUCH
LOWER. AS OF MID MORNING...TEMPERATURES IN MOST AREAS HAD MOVED
ABOVE ZERO WITH THE EXCEPTION OF NORTHEAST IOWA. CLEAR SKIES AND
GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES
TO HIT THE LOW TO MID 20S IN THE WEST...TEENS TO 20 OR SO IN THE
CENTRAL THIRD...AND 10 TO TEENS IN THE EAST.

WITH SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST WINDS PICKING UP LATER TODAY AND
OVERNIGHT...LOWS WILL BE WELL ABOVE ZERO AND IN THE 10 TO TEENS
RANGE FOR MOST. TUESDAY WILL BE THE WARMEST AND ONLY DAY OF THE
WEEK WITH STATE WIDE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED IN THE 30S OR GREATER.
HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW 30S FOR THE NORTHEAST THIRD TO HALF
OF THE STATE TO MID 30S AND EVEN SOME LOW 40S FOR THE WESTERN AND
SOUTHWEST SECTIONS. WINDS WILL SHIFT MOVE BACK OUT OF THE NORTH
FOR WEDNESDAY...HELPING USHER IN MORE COLD AIR AND EVEN A SOME
LIGHT SNOW. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER THE SOUTHWEST THIRD
TO HALF OF THE STATE...WITH TOTALS AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES JUST WEST
OF THE DES MOINES METRO. HIGHS WEDNESDAY AND THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK WILL PRIMARILY BEEN IN THE TEENS AND LOW 20S. ANOTHER
CHANCE FOR SNOW LOOKS TO COME THROUGH FOR THE WEEKEND...THOUGH IT
IS A BIT FAR OUT FOR HIGH CONFIDENCE IN EXACT LOCATION AND TOTALS.

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CURTIS



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