Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
454 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED OVER NORTHWEST IOWA AROUND MIDNIGHT AND
EXPANDED SOUTH AND EAST INTO OTHER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...CENTRAL
AND EASTERN IOWA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. SOME OF THE
STORMS WERE QUITE STRONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING...UP TO NICKEL
SIZED HAIL AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. NICKEL SIZED HAIL WAS
REPORTED NEAR ANKENY WITH OVER FOUR INCHES OF RAIN NEAR RINGSTED.
TEMPERATURES HEADING TOWARD DAYBREAK VARIED FROM THE LOWER 60S
EAST NEAR THE RAIN UP TO THE MIDDLE 70S FAR SOUTHWEST TOWARD COUNCIL
BLUFFS. WINDS WERE VARIABLE IN SPEED AND DIRECTION DUE TO THE
STORMS...BUT DID GUST OVER 30 MPH AT TIMES.

THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD DIMINISH LATER TODAY AS IT CROSSES THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND EXITS THE REGION. ANOTHER ROUND OF VERY WARM
AND HUMID AIR WILL THEN SURGE INTO IOWA AND SURROUNDING STATES
WITH HIGHS WELL INTO THE 80S NORTHEAST AND THROUGH THE 90S
SOUTHWEST. HEAT INDICES WILL RISE TO 100 DEGREES OR MORE SOUTHWEST
WHERE HEAT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON.

A RETURN TO COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER WILL TAKE PLACE EARLY NEXT
WEEK HOWEVER. AFTER MORE WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS INTO
SATURDAY...AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH AND
EAST...HIGHS BY SUNDAY WILL ONLY REACH THE 70S AND 80S WITH
NOTICEABLY LOWER HUMIDITIES. THESE BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL
PERSIST INTO AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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