Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
453 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW CONTINUED ACROSS IOWA INTO THE AFTERNOON
HOURS OF OUR TUESDAY. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WERE VERY LIGHT AND
THERE WAS VERY LITTLE...IF ANY...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION THIS
AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES ARE THE MAJOR KEY IN DETERMINING WHETHER
OR NOT SNOW OR RAIN WILL REACH THE SURFACE. AT 4 PM...DES MOINES
HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 37 DEGREES...WHICH KEPT THEM IN RAIN. AMES
HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 34 AND LIGHT SNOW BEING REPORTED. AND
WATERLOO HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 34 AS WELL...WITH A RAIN SNOW MIX
BEING REPORTED. WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON WERE FROM THE NORTH TO
NORTHEAST AT AROUND 10 TO 20 MPH.

PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY END OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES
WILL FALL INTO THE LOW 30S...SO MOST PRECIPITATION SHOULD
TRANSITION OVER TO SNOW. WINDS WILL REMAIN ON THE BREEZY
SIDE...BLOWING FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO 20 MPH.
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON LOOKS TO REMAIN CLOUDY ACROSS THE
REGION...WITH HIGHS EXPECTED TO REACH THE MID 30S. WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN SLIGHTLY...BLOWING FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 15 TO
25 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH.

THURSDAY WILL BE DRY FOR THE MOST PART ACROSS THE REGION...WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE 30S AND 40S...AND LOWS IN THE 20S AND 30S. WE
MAY EVEN SEE SUNSHINE ON THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHERN IOWA
AND NEBRASKA. ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION
FOR THE END OF THE WEEK...BRINGING CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW LATE
FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

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