Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
544 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

ALL IN ALL TODAY WAS A PRETTY PLEASANT FEBRUARY DAY ACROSS THE
STATE. SUNSHINE PREVAILED IN MOST LOCATIONS ALONG WITH
TEMPERATURES INTO THE WELL INTO THE MID AND UPPER 30S ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA AND UP TO MID AND UPPER 40S ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA.
THE ONLY REAL DRAW BACK TO THE DAY WERE BREEZY AND GUSTY
CONDITIONS WITH WINDS OUT OF THE WEST AROUND 20 MPH AND GUSTS
UPWARDS OF 30 PLUS MPH.

UNFORTUNATELY...THE WINDS ARE ONLY SLATED TO INCREASE THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SKIRTS THE REGION. WINDS
OVERNIGHT WILL LIKELY INCREASE TO 30 PLUS MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40
PLUS. ALONG WITH SOME SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...BLIZZARD LIKE
CONDITIONS MAY PREVAIL AT TIMES ACROSS THE THE NORTHERN HALF OF
THE STATE. THE SNOW SHOWERS...WINDS AND POTENTIALLY BLIZZARD LIKE
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY MONDAY BEFORE
SUBSIDING MONDAY NIGHT. AS THE NORTHWEST WINDS PUSH
THROUGH...COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL COME ALONG...DROPPING HIGHS
MONDAY INTO THE TEENS AND TWENTIES AND BOTTOMING OUT TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY WITH SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS THE NORTH POSSIBLE AND TEENS
TO LOW 20S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REST OF THE STATE. AS ONE MIGHT
EXPECT...MORNING LOWS WILL BE QUITE COLD...ALONG WITH WIND CHILLS
APPROACHING NEGATIVE 25 DEGREES AT TIMES TUESDAY...WEDNESDAY...AND
THURSDAY MORNINGS ACROSS THE NORTH. ONLY NOMINAL WARMING WILL
OCCUR AFTER WEDNESDAY...WITH ABOVE FREEZING TEMPERATURES CREEPING
INTO THE SOUTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE STATE FOR THE WEEKEND.

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