Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
523 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON STRONG WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AND
LIGHT SNOW MOVED THROUGH THE STATE...AT TIMES REDUCING
VISIBILITIES TO NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS. THE WORST OF THE
CONDITIONS WERE OVER THE NORTHERN THIRD TO HALF OF THE STATE WHERE
INTERSTATE 35 WAS EVEN CLOSED FOR POOR VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROAD
CONDITIONS. SUSTAINED WINDS WERE GENERALLY IN THE 20 TO 30 MPH
RANGE WITH GUSTS TO 40 AND EVEN IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH AT TIMES.
WHILE VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROADS WERE THE MAIN CONCERN TODAY
FROM THE HIGH WINDS...THEY ALSO BEGAN USHERING IN QUITE COLD
TEMPERATURES. AFTERNOON HIGHS RANGED FROM THE TEENS IN THE NORTH
TO THE LOW 20S IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA.

WHILE WINDS WILL REMAIN BRISK OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...THEY
WILL NOT BE NEAR AS STRONG AS TODAY. SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE
AROUND 20 MPH TOMORROW AND 10 TO 15 MPH WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL ALSO REMAIN QUITE COLD WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER SINGLE DIGITS
TO TEENS NEARLY STATE WIDE TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY. FAR SOUTHWEST
IOWA WILL LIKELY BE THE ONLY PORTION OF THE STATE WITH HIGHS INTO
THE 20S BOTH DAYS. LOWS WILL BE AT THEIR WORST WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY MORNINGS...WHERE NEAR ZERO AND NEGATIVES WILL BE
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE.
UNDERSTANDABLY...WIND CHILLS WILL APPROACH DANGEROUS
CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WHERE THEY WILL BE IN
THE NEGATIVE TEENS TO NEGATIVE 20S ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE STATE.

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CURTIS



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