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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1130 AM CDT Wed Jul 20 2016

Scattered showers and thunderstorms tracked across far northern
and eastern Iowa this morning, with some of the storms across
eastern Iowa bringing very heavy rainfall. Otherwise, skies were
partly cloudy to clear elsewhere over the state with a stout warm
front lifting northeast through the state. Temperatures were in
the 70s northeast of the front and in the 80s south with heat
index values in the south already well over 90 degrees.

A few isolated to scattered thunderstorms may persist over eastern
Iowa this afternoon, but hot and humid conditions will dominate
the weather pattern today through Saturday. Heat index values of
100 to 110 are anticipated, with some locations possibly topping
approaching 115 Thursday afternoon. Some relief from the heat is
forecast by Sunday into early next week when highs return to the
80s. A few isolated thunderstorms are possible on Friday and next


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