(Des Moines) Another cold front swept through the Midwest Sunday afternoon bringing with it another round of frigid temperatures.
The cold front was accompanied by very strong wind gusts Sunday afternoon and evening. The Red Oak, Clarinda, and Harlan airports all reported 54-mile per wind gusts. The Creston airport reported a peak wind gust of 63-miles per hour, Anita 59, Carroll 59, and Shenandoah recorded a 53 mile per hour wind gust. Omaha’s Eppley Airfield reported a peak wind gust of 61 miles per hour.
The National Weather Service says the resilient northwest winds will persist through much of the morning before subsiding by the afternoon.
Forecasters say northwest winds of 20-to-25 miles per hour with gusts to 35 miles per hour will prevail through mid-morning before winds decrease to 15 to 20 miles per hour with occasional gusts to 30-miles per hour close to midday.
According to the Weather eye forecast we can expect a high of 7-degrees today and a low of seven below tonight. Tuesday we should see a high of 15-degrees and a low of one above. Temperatures are expected to moderate into the low 30’s and upper 20’s by Wednesday into the weekend.
January 27, 2014