Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
500 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES SPREAD ACROSS IOWA OVERNIGHT. RECORD
LOW TEMPERATURES WERE SET IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS INCLUDING MASON
CITY...WATERLOO AND CEDAR RAPIDS. TEMPERATURES OF 10 TO 20 BELOW
ZERO WERE COMMON NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 BY 4 AM. NORTHWEST WINDS
AT 5 TO 10 MPH DROPPED WIND CHILL VALUES INTO THE 25 TO 35 BELOW
RANGE ACROSS THESE AREAS. SKY CONDITIONS WERE CLEAR.

THE BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THIS
MORNING. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE 25 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL FOR THIS DATE. SATURDAY WILL BE WARMER BUT STILL SEASONABLY
COLD WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES REMAINING 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR SNOW ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY AND IMPACT SOUTHERN IOWA AND ADJACENT AREAS TO THE SOUTH.
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. A MORE SIGNIFICANT SYSTEM IS
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE MIDWEST MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM
WILL BRING A WIDE RANGE OF PRECIPITATION RANGING FROM RAIN TO THE
SOUTH WITH A WINTRY MIX INTO CENTRAL IOWA AND SNOW NORTH. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR EACH OF THESE SYSTEMS.

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