Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
426 AM CST Tue Jan 24 2017
Cloudy skies have been in place across the state throughout the
overnight hours with temperatures right around freezing across Iowa.
Winds are light and variable across eastern Iowa with easterly winds
around 10 mph across western portions of the state.
Precipitation is expected to overspread the state today and continue
into Wednesday as a large winter storm system impacts much of the
region. Moderate to heavy snowfall is expected across the northwestern
to northern portions of the state, with a rain/snow mix across central
and east central Iowa and mainly rain across southern Iowa. Winter
storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for
portions of central and northern Iowa for today into Wednesday.
Precipitation is expected to changeover to all snow for much of the
state into Wednesday. Gusty winds are also expected creating areas of
blowing and drifting snow which could lead to hazardous travel across
portions of central and northern Iowa into Wednesday. Mainly quiet
conditions are then expected for late this week, with colder