Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1008 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

THROUGH THE FIRST 19 DAYS OF THE MONTH...DES MOINES HAS RECORDED
ITS SEVENTH WARMEST START TO AN APRIL. WITH THE COOLER
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO LAST FOR THE REST OF THIS WEEK...DES
MOINES WILL EASILY BE FALLING OUT OF THE TOP 10 FOR WARMEST
APRIL. THIS MORNING...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 36...WATERLOO HAD A
LOW OF 35...AND THE TEMPERATURE MADE IT ALL THE WAY DOWN TO 29
DEGREES IN SIOUX FALLS...SOUTH DAKOTA. NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOW 40S...SO THESE
VALUES WERE A SOLID 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. WINDS THIS
MORNING HAVE BEEN ON THE INCREASE...BLOWING FROM THE NORTHWEST AT
AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH.

MUCH OF THE NORTHERN PORTION OF REGION WILL REMAIN UNDER A WIND
ADVISORY FOR THIS AFTERNOON...AS WINDS WILL PICK UP TO THE 20 TO
30 MPH RANGE WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 40 MPH. SCATTERED CLOUDS WILL
REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE SPINS OVER THE GREAT LAKES. WITH THE CLOUDS AND COOL
AIR...TEMPERATURES WILL NOT WARM MUCH PAST THE MID 40S TO MID 50S
FOR TODAY...WITH THE WARMEST AIR LOCATED TOWARDS NEBRASKA AND
KANSAS.

FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK...EXPECT COOL AIR TO REMAIN IN PLACE
ACROSS THE REGION. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR
ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 60S...AND WE SHOULD BE ABOUT 5 TO 10 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS WEEK. THE NEXT BEST CHANCE OF WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AS ANOTHER AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE NEARS THE MIDWEST.

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