Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1054 AM CDT Tue Jul 26 2016
It was a pleasant morning across Iowa with sunny skies and light
and variable winds. Early morning lows were mainly in the 60s,
warming into the upper 70s and lower 80s across the state.
High pressure was in place across the upper midwest today. In
addition, a cold front was positioned across far northern North
Dakota and Minnesota. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s with
plenty of sunshine. Little change is expected on Wednesday with
another pleasant day in store for the state. By late Wednesday
night, low pressure in the Western Plains will track east
bringing showers and thunderstorms to the region. The system will
persist through Thursday before precipitation lessens Friday.
Rainfall amounts may approach an inch at some locations, though
most areas should receive less. Highs during the period will be
cooler with lower 80s forecast from Thursday through Saturday. Low
temperatures will cool to the 60s. Later in the weekend and early
next week warmer weather will return. Highs will warm into the
upper 80s to lower 90s Monday and Tuesday with lows in the 60s and
70s. High levels of humidity will also return during the period.