Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
444 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

IT WAS HOT AND HUMID FOR MANY ACROSS THE REGION TO START THE
WORKWEEK OFF. UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES...EASTERN
NEBRASKA MADE IT INTO THE UPPER 80S AND LOW 90S. MOST OF IOWA INTO
MINNESOTA WAS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S BY LATE AFTERNOON. DEWPOINT
VALUES WERE GENERALLY RUNNING IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOW 70S FOR MUCH
OF THE REGION WHICH PLACED HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE LOW TO MID 90S
FOR MANY PLACES. SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP
FROM THE FAR CORNER OF NORTHEASTERN IOWA INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN.
WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH FOR
MUCH OF THE REGION.

HEADING INTO TUESDAY MORNING...THERE WILL BE SOME REMNANTS FROM
THE AFOREMENTIONED SHOWERS AND STORMS HANGING AROUND WISCONSIN AND
EASTERN IOWA. THE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE OVERNIGHT.
TUESDAY MORNING TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOW 60S
FROM THE DAKOTAS INTO WESTERN IOWA. MID TO UPPER 60S ARE EXPECTED
FROM CENTRAL TO EASTERN IOWA. WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY TO
NORTHWESTERLY TUESDAY MORNING AND BLOW AROUND 5 MPH.

ABUNDANT SUNSHINE SHOULD BE EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY AS A FAST MOVING
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH THE REGION.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE A FEW DEGREES COOLER THAN WHAT THEY WERE FOR
MONDAY...TOPPING OUT IN THE UPPER 70S ACROSS MINNESOTA TO THE MID
80S ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA. THE MERCURY WILL ONCE AGAIN CLIMB EACH
DAY INTO THE WEEKEND WHEN HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MID TO
UPPER 80S FOR MOST OF THE REGION. AS OF NOW...WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY AND THEN ON SATURDAY APPEAR TO FEATURE THE BEST CHANCES
FOR PRECIPITATION.

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