Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1042 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SLOWLY MOVED EAST ACROSS THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE THIS MORNING. HOWEVER...THE RAIN
WEAKENED AS IT MOVED EAST. CLOUD COVER OVER THE EAST GRADUALLY
INCREASED. EARLY MORNING LOWS WERE IN THE UPPER 40S AND LOWER 50S
NORTH TO THE 50S SOUTH. BY LATE MORNING...READINGS WERE MAINLY IN
THE 60S STATEWIDE.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WAS MOVING EAST TODAY.
MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE PLAINS. THE
CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
REGION FROM WEST TO EAST TODAY. AS LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE PLAINS...RAIN WILL BE IN THE FORECAST THROUGH
FRIDAY. PLENTY OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG
AND AHEAD OF THIS TRACK WITH HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE FROM THE IOWA
AND MINNESOTA BORDER INTO WISCONSIN. RAINFALL TOTALS IN THESE
AREAS MAY REACH TWO INCHES OR MORE BEFORE THE SYSTEM FINALLY EXITS
AND PULLS AWAY FRIDAY NIGHT.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION IN THE FORECAST
INTO THE NEXT WEEK WITH A RETURN TO MORE SUMMER LIKE CONDITIONS.
HIGHS WILL OFTEN BE IN THE 80S WITH HIGHER HUMIDITIES.

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