Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1004 AM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

MUCH OF IOWA WAS GREETED TO RAIN DURING THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD AND
INTO THE MID MORNING HOURS OF OUR THURSDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
AVERAGED IN THE HALF AN INCH RANGE. IN GENERAL...LESSER RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WERE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHER TOTALS WERE
MEASURED NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. BY 7 AM...DES MOINES MEASURED
0.19 INCHES...AMES MEASURED 0.51 INCHES...THE OMAHA AIRPORT
MEASURED 1.02 INCHES...AND AN OBSERVER IN HUBBARD MEASURED 1.76
INCHES OF RAIN. WITH THE CLOUDS AND ADDED MOISTURE...TEMPERATURES
REMAINED FAIRLY LEVEL THROUGHOUT THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD. DES MOINES
HAD A LOW OF 53 AND WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 48. LOWS WERE MAINLY IN
THE MID 40S TO MID 50S ACROSS MOST OF THE REST OF THE REGION.
OVERNIGHT WINDS WERE MOSTLY FROM THE SOUTH IN THE 5 TO 10 MPH
RANGE.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...EXPECT THE RAIN TO CONTINUE TO PUSH TO THE
EAST. SKIES WILL EVENTUALLY BE CLEARING BEHIND THIS BAND OF RAIN
AND SUNSHINE SHOULD BE PRESENT ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION BY MID TO
LATE AFTERNOON. WITH THE ADDED SUNSHINE...WE WILL BE HAVING
ANOTHER DAY WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TODAY. NORMAL HIGHS FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S...AND TODAY...WE
SHOULD BE IN THE MID 60S IN EASTERN IOWA...WARMING TO THE LOW 70S
ACROSS WESTERN IOWA. WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY AT AROUND 5 TO 10
MPH.

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO RETURN FOR THIS WEEKEND AND
TEMPERATURES WILL BE REMAIN WARM FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. 60S AND
70S ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WITH
LOWS TO STAY IN THE 40S AND 50S. A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN
TO THE REGION AND SOME COOLER TEMPS FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS
HIGHS LOOK TO DROP BACK TO THE 50S.

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KOTENBERG



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