Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
000
AWUS83 KDMX 132305
RWSDMX
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-
092>097-140715-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
505 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

CLOUDS OVERSPREAD IOWA THIS AFTERNOON WITH A FEW SNOWFLAKES BEING
REPORTED IN FAR NORTHWEST IOWA. IT WAS A COLD DAY WITH HIGHS ONLY
TOPPING OUT IN THE SINGLE DIGITS NORTH TO UPPER TEENS SOUTH
DESPITE A SOUTHEASTERLY WIND OF 5 TO 10 MPH WITH A FEW HIGHER
GUSTS IN THE WEST.

AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM OVER MONTANA AND THE DAKOTAS WILL SLIDE
SOUTHEASTWARD THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...SPREADING SNOW
ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA AND POINTS TO THE NORTH AND EAST. THE HIGHEST
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN AND EASTERN IOWA
WHERE 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. LESS THAN AN INCH IS EXPECTED IN
SOUTHWEST IOWA. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAY BE A CONCERN SUNDAY
MORNING AS SOUTHEAST WINDS PICK UP...CAUSING PERIODS OF HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL.

A SOMEWHAT ACTIVE PATTERN LOOKS TO REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK WITH SNOW POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY AND AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER...WARMER
WEATHER WILL ALSO BE ON THE DOCKET. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN
TO THE 20S AND 30S FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK WEEK...FOLLOWED
BY SOARING TEMPERATURES FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK WITH
HIGHS IN THE 40S AND 50S.

$$

KS



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.