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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1109 AM CDT Sun Aug 21 2016

Mostly sunny skies greeted the upper midwest this morning as high
pressure began to settle in. Normal low temperatures for this time
of year are in the low to mid 60s, and temperatures this morning
were a solid 5 to 10 degrees below normal. 7 am temperatures
ranged from the middle to upper 40s across northwestern Iowa to
the mid 50s across the southeast. Winds were generally from the
northwest at 5 mph or less.

For today...the main story will remain the much cooler
temperatures. Highs will only rise to the low 70s across
northeastern Iowa and into the upper 70s far southwest. Winds
should be from the northwest at around 10 to 15 mph.

A gradual warm up will ensue on Monday into Tuesday with highs
back in the 80s. After that, however, highs should drop back down
into the 70s across Iowa. The next opportunity for widespread
showers and thunderstorms coming late Tuesday into Wednesday,
where a few locations may receive in excess of one inch of


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