Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1040 AM CDT WED OCT 22 2014

CLOUDS RETURNED TO PARTS OF THE REGION THIS MORNING. THE CLOUDS
ARE FROM A FRONTAL BOUNDARY ASSOCIATED WITH AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH HAS BEEN PASSING THROUGH SOUTHERN CANADA. SHOWERS
FELL ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND NORTHERN NEBRASKA...BUT THE REST OF
THE REGION WAS DRY. TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING VARIED GREATLY
ACROSS THE REGION BASED ON THE AFOREMENTIONED CLOUD COVER. AS OF
7 AM...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 44 DEGREES...AND
OMAHA...NEBRASKA...HAD A LOW OF 54 DEGREES. PLACES GENERALLY EAST
OF INTERSTATE 35 HAD LITTLE TO NO CLOUD COVER...AND IT WAS MUCH
COOLER IN THOSE LOCATIONS. AS OF 7 AM...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF
35...AND THE QUAD CITY AIRPORT MEASURED A LOW OF 31 DEGREES.
ACROSS IOWA...THIS MORNING/S WINDS WERE MOSTLY FROM THE SOUTHEAST
AT AROUND 5 TO 10. WINDS DID INCREASE TOWARDS NEBRASKA AND THE
DAKOTAS...BLOWING FROM THE SOUTHEAST IN THE 10 TO 15 MPH RANGE.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...EXPECT CLOUDS TO INCREASE AS RAIN
CONTINUES TO SPREAD EASTWARD INTO IOWA AND MINNESOTA. NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW
60S...AND IT APPEARS THAT WE WILL BE AROUND 5 OR SO DEGREES ABOVE
THAT RANGE OF VALUES. HIGHS ARE FORECAST TO BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO
MID 60S EAST OF INTERSTATE 35...AND IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S WEST
OF INTERSTATE 35. WINDS WILL BE ON THE STRONGER SIDE BY THE
AFTERNOON...BLOWING FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 15 TO 25
MPH...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS IN WESTERN IOWA.

RAIN WILL BE MOVING ACROSS IOWA TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING.
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND HALF AN INCH OR SO WITH
THIS PRECIP. BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...RAIN SHOULD BE MOVING EAST
OF IOWA TOWARDS THE GREAT LAKES. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO RETURN
FOR THIS WEEKEND AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE VERY WARM FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR...AS THEY SHOULD BE IN THE 60S AND 70S.

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