Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
509 PM CDT Mon Jul 18 2016

Scattered showers and thunderstorms skirted the far southwest
counties late this afternoon, otherwise it`s been mostly sunny
across the state this afternoon. Late afternoon high temperatures
were in the lower and middle 80s. Winds have been light and

A frontal boundary stretched along the Iowa and Missouri border
then stretching into central Illinois this afternoon. The front
will move little today and serve as a focusing mechanism for
additional showers and thunderstorms late this evening and
tonight. Some of these storms will be strong with heavy rain being
the biggest threat. After the rain moves out of the area, the
focus will then change to increasing heat and humidity through
the week. Temperatures by Wednesday will be in the 90s with dew
points rising into the 70s. Heat indices during the hottest times
of the day will rise to between 100 and 110 degrees. Generally dry
weather is also anticipated for the middle to latter part of the

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