Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1036 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE EARLIER
THIS MORNING HAD DIMINISHED BY LATE MORNING. OTHERWISE...SKIES
WERE MOSTLY SUNNY TO SUNNY STATEWIDE. EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE IN
THE MIDDLE 60S TO MIDDLE 70S. BY LATE MORNING...READINGS HAD RISEN
INTO THE MID 70S NORTHWEST TO LOW 80S SOUTHWEST. SOUTHWEST WINDS
WERE 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL STRONGER GUSTS.

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE CAUSING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER SOUTHERN IOWA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST. SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL TRANSPORT VERY WARM AIR INTO THE STATE TODAY AS HIGHS
REACH THE UPPER 80S NORTH TO LOWER 90S ACROSS THE SOUTH...AND IN
THE MID 90S OVER THE FAR SOUTHWEST. A STORM SYSTEM OVER CENTRAL
NORTH DAKOTA TO NORTHERN MINNESOTA WILL MOVE EAST TODAY...DRAGGING
A COOL FRONT ACROSS IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. AHEAD OF THE FRONT
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARM WITH RATHER HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM ALONG THE BOUNDARY FROM
CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTHERN IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

THE WORK WEEK WILL BEGIN A COOL DOWN WITH HIGHS MONDAY IN THE MID
80S. BY TUESDAY AND BEYOND...HIGHS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE LOWER
80S. SOME AREAS MAY SEE HIGHS ONLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S BY THE
END OF THE WEEK. CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL PERIODICALLY
OCCUR THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK AS UNSETTLED WEATHER IS EXPECTED
OVER IOWA.

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