Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1107 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

RAIN...RAIN...AND MORE RAIN FELL OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH
EASTERN NEBRASKA THIS MORNING. RAINFALL REPORTS WERE AROUND 1.25
INCHES TO AN INCH AND A HALF NEAR THE DES MOINES METRO. RAINFALL
TOTALS MORE THAN DOUBLED HEADING INTO WESTERN IOWA. A LOCATION IN
CARROLL COUNTY MEASURED 3.40 INCHES AND SEVERAL LOCATIONS FROM
GUTHRIE THROUGH AUDUBON INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA MEASURED 2.5 TO 3
INCHES OF RAIN. TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE PRETTY SIMILAR TO
WHERE THEY WERE FOR YESTERDAY MORNING...AS LOWS WERE GENERALLY IN
THE MID 40S TO MID 50S. AS OF 7 AM...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 59
DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 52...AND AUSTIN...MINNESOTA HAD A
LOW OF 48 DEGREES. WINDS THIS MORNING WERE GENERALLY FROM THE
SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BE PRESENT MUCH OF TODAY AND THIS EVENING FOR
ESSENTIALLY ALL OF CENTRAL TO EASTERN IOWA...INTO SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN AS ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL BE SWINGING THROUGH THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN
THE LOW TO MID 60S IN NORTHERN IOWA...AND THE LOW TO MID 70S IN
SOUTHERN IOWA.

A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BE PASSING THROUGH THE MIDWEST
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. BEHIND THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL COME
A COLD FRONT WHICH WILL SIGNIFICANTLY DROP TEMPERATURES HEADING
INTO THIS WEEKEND. BY FRIDAY...HIGHS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE 40S AND
50S...AND LOWS WILL BE IN THE 30S AND 40S HEADING INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. FROST IS VERY POSSIBLE FROM CENTRAL IOWA NORTHWARD INTO
MINNESOTA. TEMPERATURES MAY EVEN FALL BELOW FREEZING IN PARTS OF
MINNESOTA.

THE COOLER WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY...AS HIGHS SHOULD BE
IN THE 50S AND 60S WITH LOWS IN THE 40S. THE NEXT BEST CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER THIS WEEKEND APPEARS TO BE THE MIDDLE PART OF NEXT
WEEK.

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KOTENBERG


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