Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
453 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE COMING OFF THE ROCKIES HAS BEGUN TO MAKE
ITS WAY INTO THE MIDWEST. WITH THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WAS
CLOUDS INTO IOWA AND MINNESOTA AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN
NEBRASKA AND KANSAS. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR ARE GENERALLY IN THE LOW 60S. ACTUAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
TODAY...HOWEVER WERE MAINLY IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOW 70S...A SOLID
5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. WINDS TODAY WERE MOSTLY VARIABLE IN
THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE.

FOR FRIDAY MORNING...THE AFOREMENTIONED AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
SLOWLY CHURN TO THE EAST. THIS WILL KEEP CLOUDS AND RAIN AROUND
THE REGION. BY SUNRISE...TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE IN THE UPPER 40S
TO THE NORTH AND THE MID 50S IN SOUTHERN IOWA. RAIN WILL BE
LOCATED NEAR THE IOWA NEBRASKA BORDER AT THIS TIME. FRIDAY
AFTERNOON WILL LIKELY BE THE WARMEST DAY OF THE WEEK...WITH HIGHS
MAKING IT INTO THE LOW TO MID 70S.

FOR THIS WEEKEND...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS LOOK TO BE IN THE HALF
AN INCH TO ONE INCH RANGE...ESPECIALLY UNDER ANY STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS. AT THIS TIME...THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER LOOKS
VERY LOW. TEMPERATURES FOR NEXT WEEK LOOK TO BE COOLER...WITH
HIGHS IN THE 50S AND LOWS IN THE 30S AND 40S.

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