Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
517 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

A LARGE AND SLOW MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CONTINUED TO AFFECT
MUCH OF IOWA THIS AFTERNOON IN THE FORM OF PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS...AND STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS
OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH. BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON
SKIES HAD STARTED TO CLEAR OUT OVER WESTERN IOWA. AS A RESULT OF
THESE COOL NORTHWESTERLY WINDS...TEMPERATURES ONLY REACHED THE MID
40S TO MID 50S STATEWIDE.

SEASONABLY COOL AND DRY WEATHER WILL BE THE STORY OF THE WEEK.
LOWS TONIGHT WILL FALL INTO THE 30S STATEWIDE UNDER CLEARING
SKIES. DAYTIME HIGHS ON TUESDAY BEING THE COOLEST OF THE
WEEK...WITH READINGS IN THE MID 40S NORTH TO LOW 60S SOUTH.
TUESDAY WILL ALSO FEATURE ANOTHER ROUND OF BRISK NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS AS THE AFOREMENTIONED LOW GRADUALLY PULLS OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST. LOWS ON TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT WILL FALL
INTO THE MID 20S NORTH TO UPPER 30S SOUTH...WHICH WILL RESULT IN
AREAS OF FROST...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTH. A GRADUAL WARMING
TREND WILL SET IN FOR THE END OF THE WEEK AND THE WEEKEND WITH THE
NEXT DECENT SHOT OF PRECIPITATION NOT EXPECTED UNTIL LATE FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY.

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KS



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