Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
457 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

SUNNY SKIES COVERED IOWA THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES
TOPPED OUT IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S IN THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
THE STATE AND GENERALLY IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 40S IN THE NORTH.
WINDS WERE PREDOMINANTLY SOUTH AT 10 TO 20 MPH.

ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA BEGINNING
TONIGHT. SKIES WILL CLOUD OVER LATER TONIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY.
FRIDAY WILL SEE A RETURN OF RAIN AND SNOW CHANCES WORKING THEIR
WAY ACROSS THE STATE FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST. PATCHY DRIZZLE
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN NORTHERN IOWA ON FRIDAY.
MANY AREAS WILL SEE LIGHT RAIN FIRST...THEN TURNING TO SNOW. FOR
THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS
NOON...FOR THE CENTRAL PART OF THE STATE IN THE EVENING...AND THE
EASTERN PART OF THE STATE OVERNIGHT FRIDAY. TOTALS FOR THE SYSTEM
WILL BE ON THE LIGHTER SIDE WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO A FEW
HUNDREDTHS...FOLLOWED BY A COUPLE OF INCHES OF SNOW IN THE
NORTHWEST...DOWN TO A HALF INCH OR LESS IN THE CENTRAL PARTS OF
THE STATE.

INTO THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE
BELOW FREEZING FOR ALL BUT THE SOUTHEAST. BY TUESDAY A COLD BLAST
WILL BRING HIGH TEMPERATURES DOWN INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS FOR THE
NORTHWEST HALF OF THE STATE AND INTO THE TEENS FOR MUCH OF THE
REST OF THE STATE BEFORE REBOUNDING INTO THE TEENS AND TWENTIES BY
THURSDAY.


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