Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
521 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TRACKED NORTHEASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERSPREAD CENTRAL AND WESTERN IOWA AS THIS LOW
PASSED THROUGH...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS FORMING OVER
EASTERN IOWA. THE HEAVIEST RAIN THIS AFTERNOON HAD FALLEN OVER
SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA WHERE UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH HAD BEEN
REPORTED. A COLD FRONT WAS ALSO PROGRESSING SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH
IOWA ON THE HEELS OF THIS LOW. TEMPERATURES AHEAD OF THE FRONT
ROSE INTO THE UPPER 60S TO LOW 70S FOR HIGHS...WHILE BEHIND THE
FRONT READINGS WERE ONLY IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S. WINDS
LIKEWISE WERE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AHEAD OF THE FRONT...BUT FROM THE
NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS BEHIND THE BOUNDARY.

THE COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT...WITH THE RAIN ALSO COMING TO AN END FROM WEST TO
EAST TONIGHT. LOWS TONIGHT WILL FALL INTO THE UPPER 30S WEST TO
UPPER 40S EAST WITH A STIFF NORTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 MPH. MONDAY
WILL FEATURE CONTINUED STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH
AND TEMPERATURES ONLY RISING INTO THE 50S FOR HIGHS. SIMILAR HIGH
TEMPERATURES ARE ON TAP FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK WITH
LOWS FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S FOR MIDWEEK. BESIDES
SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER NORTHEASTERN PORTIONS OF THE REGION
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...THE FORECAST FOR THE WORK WEEK IS DRY.

$$

KS


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