599  
AWUS83 KDMX 201713  
RWSDMX  
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-  
092>097-210115-  
 
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1113 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO MOVE  
NORTHEAST ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST INTO EAST CENTRAL IOWA THIS  
MORNING. MEANWHILE, THE FREEZING DRIZZLE OVER OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE  
CONTINUED TO DIMINISH THROUGHOUT THE MORNING. PARTS OF NORTHWEST IOWA  
REPORTED SCATTERED FLURRIES OR LIGHT SNOW. EARLY MORNING LOW  
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE TEENS NORTHWEST TO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND  
30. NORTHWEST WINDS WERE 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL STRONGER GUSTS.  
THE COMBINATION OF WINDS AND TEMPERATURES DROPPED WIND CHILLS OVER  
NORTHWEST INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO AND THE TEENS AND 20S  
SOUTHEAST.  
 
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY CONTINUES TO STRETCH FROM SOUTHERN WISCONSIN INTO  
FAR SOUTHEAST IOWA AND CENTRAL MISSOURI. THE WINTER STORM WILL  
CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION TODAY WITH RAIN FROM EASTERN MISSOURI  
INTO ILLINOIS AND INDIANA. FARTHER WEST, FREEZING RAIN WILL PERSIST  
FROM WESTERN MISSOURI INTO PORTIONS OF IOWA AND WISCONSIN. LIGHT SNOW  
IS ALSO EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN. THE  
PRECIPITATION WILL SLOWLY SHIFT TOWARD THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY BY  
TONIGHT AS COLDER AIR POURS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. BELOW NORMAL  
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY THROUGHOUT THE MIDWEST AS  
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTER  
WEATHER IS EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY OVER THE MIDWEST  
INCLUDING IOWA. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW ARE ONCE AGAIN POSSIBLE  
IN IOWA AND SURROUNDING STATE DURING THIS TIME BEFORE THE SYSTEM EXITS  
FRIDAY. SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND WITH  
ANOTHER ROUND OF PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY  
AS AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN PERSISTS.  
 

 
 
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