Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
536 PM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUED TO DOMINATE MUCH OF THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON AND BROUGHT PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES TO THE REGION. THE ONE
EXCEPTION WAS FAR NORTHERN IOWA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WHERE A
WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY HELPED PRODUCE A FEW SHOWERS AND A FEW
LIGHTNING STRIKES. BY LATE AFTERNOON...TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN
INTO THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION. TODAY/S
HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTH AT AROUND 7 TO 13 MPH MOST OF TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

EXPECT ANOTHER TRANQUIL NIGHT ACROSS IOWA TONIGHT. THE
AFOREMENTIONED WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH EASTERN TO
SOUTHEASTERN IOWA OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...WITH
THE LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING...RAIN CHANCES IN EASTERN IOWA WITH
THIS FRONT ARE VERY VERY LOW. TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE IN THE LOW TO
MID 40S BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY...WHICH IS A RANGE THAT IS NEAR TO
SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. WINDS SHOULD BE FROM
THE NORTHEAST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

DRY AND SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TROUGH THURSDAY.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SCATTERED SHOWERS ON FRIDAY FOR MUCH
OF IOWA INTO MISSOURI AND KANSAS. PERIODIC CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND ALONG WITH
TEMPERATURES REMAINING IN THE 70S. AS OF NOW...CHANCES FOR
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AMOUNTS APPEAR TO BE VERY LOW. NEXT WEEK MAY
START OFF WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES INTO THE 70S AND EVEN 80S.

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