Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
631 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ROLLED ACROSS THE WESTERN TWO
THIRDS OF IOWA THIS AFTERNOON WITH MORE ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
STORMS OVER EASTERN IOWA. MANY LOCATIONS IN THE WESTERN HALF OF
THE STATE HAD RECEIVED ONE HALF TO ONE INCH OF BENEFICIAL
RAINFALL BY THE LATE AFTERNOON. A FEW OF THE STORMS PRODUCED
SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS. TEMPERATURES IN THE RAIN COOLED AIR
HAD FALLEN INTO THE 50S TO LOW 60S WHILE OUT EAST READINGS WERE
STILL IN THE LOW TO MID 70S. WINDS WERE VARIABLE AT 10 TO 15 MPH
ACROSS THE STATE.

SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS...GRADUALLY SHIFTING EASTWARD AS THE NIGHT GOES ON. RAIN
WILL REDEVELOP FOR THE DAY ON SUNDAY WITH ANOTHER HALF INCH OR
MORE OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE. LOWS TONIGHT WILL REMAIN IN THE 50S
STATEWIDE BUT ONLY REACH THE UPPER 50S WEST TO UPPER 60S EAST FOR
HIGHS ON SUNDAY. THE WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL PULL OUT EARLY MONDAY
MORNING WITH COLDER AIR SPILLING IN FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. HIGHS
ON MONDAY WILL BE IN THE 40S NORTH TO 50S SOUTH...WITH A SLIGHT
REBOUND INTO THE 50S TO LOW 60S FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.
LOWS WILL FALL INTO THE 30S AND 40S.

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