Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
455 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE STATE EARLY THIS MORNING.
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S JUST BEFORE DAWN.
WINDS WERE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH STATEWIDE WITH WIND SPEEDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE UPPER OHIO RIVER
VALLEY INTO THE KANSAS WILL SLIDE EAST VERY SLOWLY OVER THE NEXT
FEW DAYS. A FRONTAL SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE ROCKIES WILL
ADVANCE EAST OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL ADVANCE INTO THE
UPPER MIDWEST BY LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TODAY INTO SATURDAY
AS WE REMAIN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF COOL HIGH PRESSURE. AS THE
HIGH MOVES FARTHER TO THE EAST...SOUTH WINDS WILL DRAW MOISTURE
AND WARMER AIR NORTH INTO THE REGION.

GENERALLY RAIN FREE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO SUNDAY. WITH THE
APPROACH OF THE FRONT FROM THE ROCKIES...RAIN CHANCES WILL
INCREASE NORTH AND WEST OF IOWA SUNDAY...AND OVER THE ENTIRE UPPER
MIDWEST BY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO PUSH
TO THE EAST ON TUESDAY.

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