Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
500 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SATURDAY STAYED MOSTLY DRY IN ADVANCE OF SOME SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL
FORECAST TO IMPACT THE REGION SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY. UNDER MOSTLY TO
COMPLETELY CLOUDY SKIES...TEMPERATURES WERE STILL ABLE TO REACH
NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL LEVELS FOR SATURDAY. AT 4 PM...DES
MOINES HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A
TEMPERATURE OF 76...AND OMAHA...NEBRASKA...HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 65
DEGREES. IT WAS COOLER IN OMAHA AS SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
WERE BEGINNING. WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH AT AROUND 10 TO 20 MPH.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTH AND
EASTWARD INTO SUNDAY MORNING. BY SUNRISE...A WIDESPREAD QUARTER TO
HALF AN INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO HAVE FALLEN FROM CENTRAL TO
SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND INTO KANSAS AND MISSOURI. MORNING
TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE IN THE MID 50S TO LOW 60S ACROSS THE REGION
AND WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 7 TO 13 MPH.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL LIKELY BRING AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO
1.5 INCHES OF WIDESPREAD RAIN TO IOWA...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS
BEING IN THE SOUTH CENTRAL PORTION OF THE STATE NEAR INTERSTATE
35. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S MOST OF THE
AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 15 TO 20
MPH.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE MONDAY
EVENING INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS ANOTHER HALF AN INCH TO INCH OF
RAIN IS POSSIBLE. THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL SEE HIGHS GENERALLY IN
THE MID TO UPPER 70S...WITH A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS TUESDAY...DRY
WEDNESDAY...AND MORE SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE FOR THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY.

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