Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
517 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015


SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS IOWA THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON
HOURS...WITH MAINLY LIGHT WINDS ACROSS THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE
STATE. ACROSS WESTERN IOWA...WINDS WERE OUT OF THE SOUTH AT AROUND
10 MPH. LATE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 20S IN THE
NORTHEAST...TO THE MID 30S ACROSS WESTERN IOWA.

A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL EJECT FROM THE ROCKIES LATE TONIGHT AND
SPREAD PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE STATE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY
NIGHT. MAINLY RAIN IS EXPECTED INITIALLY BEFORE MIXING WITH...AND
CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY EARLY TO MID EVENING SATURDAY. THE
SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY...BEFORE TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO
EAST LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY EVENING. SOME GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME
BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN RURAL AREAS. MUCH COLDER AIR
WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THIS SYSTEM FOR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...BUT
TEMPS THEN REBOUND TO NEAR THE SEASONAL AVERAGE FOR TUESDAY.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE FORECAST FOR THE LATEST DETAILS
REGARDING THE POTENTIAL WINTER STORM.

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MJB



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