Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
937 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SIMILAR TO THE PAST FEW MORNINGS...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
ROLLED ACROSS CENTRAL TO NORTHERN IOWA. THIS MORNING/S
STORMS...HOWEVER...HAVE NOT BEEN AS STRONG NOR HAVE THEY PRODUCED
AS MUCH RAIN THE PREVIOUS MORNING STORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH
THIS MORNING/S EVENT WERE IN THE QUARTER OF AN INCH TO HALF AN
INCH RANGE. WHEREAS YESTERDAY/S STORMS BROUGHT UPWARDS OF TWO
INCHES TO SOME LOCATIONS IN JUST A FEW HOURS. THE WINDS AHEAD OF
TODAY/S STORMS GUSTED TO AROUND 30 TO 40 MPH AT MOST...MEANING
THIS MORNINGS STORMS WERE NOT SEVERE. WITH THE CLOUDS AND MOISTUREAROUND...TEMPERATURES
FOR THIS MORNING DID NOT FALL VERY FAR. DES
MOINES...WATERLOO...AND LA CROSSE WISCONSIN...ALL HAD A LOW
TEMPERATURE OF 72. THE LOW WAS 70 IN ROCHESTER MINNESOTA...AND
LINCOLN...NEBRASKA HAD A LOW TEMPERATURE OF 77 THIS MORNING. NON
THUNDERSTORM WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10
MPH.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE
EAST AND SOUTHEAST...DIMINISHING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON. IT
APPEARS THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE REDEVELOPING TOWARD THIS EVENING AND
INTO THE OVERNIGHT. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE THESE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND THERE IS A RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER
PARTICULARLY THIS EVENING AS WELL. IT WILL BE WARM AND MUGGY
ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN IOWA THIS AFTERNOON WHERE HEAT
INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES WILL BE POSSIBLE UNTIL THE LATE
DAY STORMS DEVELOP. THESE STORMS WILL CLEAR OUT TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATER TONIGHT AS A COOL FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE REGION...BRINGING
MORE PLEASANT AND DRY WEATHER FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE 80S EACH DAY. A MORE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN
WILL THEN GRADUALLY RETURN...WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES AGAIN IN
THE FORECAST BY THIS WEEKEND AND BEYOND.

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