Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TRACKED SOUTH TO NORTH THROUGH
THE STATE OVERNIGHT BUT THE MAIN WEATHER STORY WAS DENSE FOG OVER
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN IOWA. VISIBILITIES WERE OFTEN DOWN TO A
QUARTER MILE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20. TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE
MIDDLE 50S EAST TO MIDDLE 60S WEST HEADING TOWARD DAYBREAK. SKIES
WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH.

THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE...BUT THE
OVERALL WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN FAIRLY WET INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. A LARGER AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE FROM
KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA THROUGH THE MISSOURI VALLEY AND IOWA LATER
TODAY. THERE MAY BE A BRIEF BREAK TONIGHT...BUT A COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO SLOWLY TRACK THROUGH THE SIOUXLAND AREA LATE THURSDAY
REACHING MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS FRIDAY NIGHT. CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST WITH THIS FRONTAL PASSAGE AS WELL.
A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MISSOURI VALLEY
OVER THE WEEKEND TOO WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER FROM
THE CENTRAL PLAINS SATURDAY INTO IOWA AND MISSOURI SUNDAY.

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