Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1016 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

A FAST MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM BROUGHT SNOW THROUGH THE
DAKOTAS...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...AND INTO CENTRAL DES MOINES
THIS MORNING. ON AVERAGE...SNOWFALL TOTALS HAVE RANGED FROM
AROUND 1 TO 4 INCHES. HIGHER...3 TO 4 INCH...AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN
REPORTED IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA FROM ESTHERVILLE...THROUGH FORT
DODGE...INTO THE DES MOINES METRO...AND BACK UP TO AROUND MASON
CITY. SHORTLY BEFORE 10 AM...3.4 INCHES OF SNOW WAS MEASURED IN
JOHNSTON...4.3 INCHES OF SNOW WAS MEASURED IN DAKOTA CITY...AND
5 INCHES OF SNOW WAS MEASURED OUTSIDE OF FORT DODGE LESSER
AMOUNTS OF SNOW HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN EASTERN IOWA...AS THE SNOW
HAS DID NOT ARRIVE IN THE QUAD CITIES WINDS BY 10 AM. TEMPERATURES
THIS MORNING HAVE BEEN GENERALLY IN THE 20S FROM IOWA THROUGH THE
DAKOTAS...WITH TEENS COMING IN OVER EASTERN IOWA AND WISCONSIN.

FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
HOURS. BEHIND THIS SYSTEM...WINDS WILL NOTABLY INCREASE TO 15 TO
25 MPH RANGE AND BE FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS STRONG NORTHWESTERLY
AIR WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES INTO THE REGION FOR
THANKSGIVING DAY. THANKSGIVING HIGHS WILL BE BACK DOWN TO THE
TEENS AND 20S.

WARMER AIR IS ON THE WAY FOR FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO FRIDAY MORNING WILL STAY FAIRLY PERSISTENT IN THE TEENS AND
20S. BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...MUCH OF THE REGION WILL BE IN THE
40S...WITH 50S POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. SATURDAY
LOOKS TO BE WARMER...AS HIGHS WILL LIKELY REACH THE 50S. SOME
SNOW IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY IN WISCONSIN...OTHERWISE...THE REST OF THE
REGION SHOULD BE DRY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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