Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1050 AM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS WERE FALLING OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN IOWA THIS
MORNING WHILE THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE WAS PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY. MORNING LOWS WERE IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 50S NORTH TO THE
LOWER AND MIDDLE 60S SOUTH. HOWEVER...BY LATE
MORNING...TEMPERATURES HAD RISEN INTO THE UPPER 50S AND LOWER 60S
NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S SOUTH. SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS HAD INCREASED TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH STRONGER GUSTS.

A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHED ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA INTO
SOUTHEAST IOWA AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS THIS MORNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS DUE TO THE POSITIONING OF THIS FRONT. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN
WILL MOVE FROM KANSAS AND MISSOURI 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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