Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1026 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

OUR FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND STARTED OFF MOSTLY SUNNY AND CLEAR ACROSS
THE UPPER MIDWEST. HIGH PRESSURE KEPT THE CLOUDS AT BAY...ALTHOUGH
THERE WERE REPORTS OF RADIATIONAL FOG DURING THE MORNING HOURS
FROM SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA INTO SOUTHEASTERN
NEBRASKA...CLIPPING PARTS OF WESTERN IOWA ALONG THE WAY. NORMAL
LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TOM MID 60S.
THIS MORNINGS LOWS WERE A SOLID 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL...BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MID 40S TO THE UPPER 50S. THE
COOLEST TEMPERATURES WERE IN NORTHWESTERN IOWA AS ESTHERVILLE CAME
IN WITH A LOW OF 47 DEGREES. DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 59...AND
WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 51 DEGREES. WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE
THIS MORNING.

FOR THE REST OF OUR FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...EXPECT SKIES TO REMAIN
MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S. THE UPPER MIDWEST SHOULD
BE AROUND 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THIS WEEKEND...WITH TODAY
BEING THE COOLEST DAY OF THE WEEKEND AS HIGHS SHOULD BE IN THE MID
TO UPPER 70S. WINDS FOR TODAY WILL BE FROM THE NORTH TO NORTHWEST
AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE NEXT BEST CHANCE OF WIDESPREAD RAIN COMES SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT WILL BE PASSING
THROUGH THE REGION. TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY WILL MAKE IT INTO THE
LOW TO MID 80S. BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...TEMPERATURES WILL DECREASE
AGAIN...WITH HIGHS MAKING IT BACK DOWN TO THE MID TO UPPER 70S AND
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. AFTER MONDAY...IT APPEARS RAIN
CHANCES WILL RETURN TOWARDS THE MIDDLE TO END OF NEXT WEEK.

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