Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
500 AM CDT WED JUL 22 2015

A FEW HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS DRIFTED ACROSS IOWA OVERNIGHT PRODUCING A
MOSTLY CLEAR SKY.  NORTHEAST IOWA DID REPORT PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AT
TIMES.  IN ADDITION...THERE WAS SOME PATCHY FOG REPORTED ACROSS THE
STATE AS WELL.  AT 4 AM TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 50S
NORTHWEST TO THE LOWER TO MID 60S ELSEWHERE.  WINDS WERE LIGHT AND
GENERALLY OUT OF THE SOUTH.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL OF THE WEATHER ACROSS THE REGION
FOR ONE MORE DAY.  TEMPERATURES ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WEST WILL BE A
FEW DEGREES WARMER TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S.

THE WEATHER WILL BECOME A LITTLE MORE ACTIVE AS WE MOVE INTO TONIGHT
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SHIFT EAST
ACROSS THE REGION AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST
LATE TONIGHT AND MAKES ITS WAY ACROSS IOWA FRIDAY...THE CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE.  THE MOST LIKELY AREAS TO
SEE PRECIPITATION WILL BE ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IOWA THEN
SHIFTING SOUTH AND EAST INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...THE UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT WAS OVER THE REGION WILL FLATTEN
OUT SOME AND THE FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH FRIDAY WILL STALL OUT
ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA OR NORTHERN MISSOURI THIS WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES VERY WARM AND HUMIDITY LEVELS HIGHER AS WELL.  IN
ADDITION THERE WILL BE A DAILY CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY TIED TO WHERE THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BE.
THE MOST LIKELY AREAS TO SEE PRECIPITATION OVER THE WEEKEND WILL BE
SOUTHERN IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI.  SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL DROP ACROSS THE REGION SO
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE A LITTLE MORE WIDESPREAD DURING
THIS TIME.  TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S
FOR THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE IN THE
60S AND 70S.

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