Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
515 AM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

SKIES WERE GENERALLY CLEAR OVER SOUTHERN AND WESTERN IOWA. A PATCH
OF MID LEVEL CLOUDINESS DRIFTED ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA. WINDS WERE
LIGHT SOUTHERLY THIS MORNING AND GENERALLY QUITE LIGHT...ION THE 5
TO 10 MPH RANGE. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 50S OVER THE
FAR EASTERN NOSE...TO THE UPPER 60S IN THE FAR WEST.

A COLD FRONT OVER THE ROCKIES WILL MOVE VERY SLOWLY EAST OVER THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. THE FRONT WILL ENTER NORTHWEST IOWA TUESDAY...AND
PASS SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

SOUTH WINDS AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT WELL DRAW VERY HUMID AIR NORTH
INTO THE CENTRAL U.S. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 80S
AND 90S ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE WEEK AS WELL.
THE COMBINATION VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND DEW POINT READINGS IN
THE MID TO UPPER 70S WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDICES IN THE 100 TO 110
DEGREE RANGE BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE COLD FRONT AS IT PROGRESSES
SOUTHEAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF IOWA.

THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING COOLER WEATHER TO THE MIDWEST. HIGHS
WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES COOLER WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. IT WILL
ALSO BE CONSIDERABLY DRIER.

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