Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1047 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

THIS MORNING SHOWERS AND STORMS WERE LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN
THIRD OF THE STATE...BRINGING WITH THEM RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS
OF TWO INCHES IN SOME PLACES. CENTRAL AND WESTERN IOWA WAS HIGHLIGHTED
BY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES EARLY...AND INCREASING TO PARTLY
CLOUDY AND OVERCAST SKIES AS THE MORNING PROGRESSED. LOW
TEMPERATURES VARIED WIDELY DUE TO INCREASING DEW POINTS IN THE
SOUTHERN AREAS. LOWS RANGED FROM MID 50S ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA TO
UPPER 60S IN SOUTHWEST IOWA. WINDS WERE GENERALLY OUT OF THE SOUTH
AND IN THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE.

THE REST OF TODAY WILL BE HIGHLIGHTED BY HEAVY RAIN AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM COMES OFF
THE ROCKIES AND RAPIDLY STRENGTHENS AS IT MOVES THROUGH THE
MIDWEST. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS WILL BE IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH
RANGE WITH LOCAL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 4 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL PRIMARILY BE DAMAGING WINDS...WITH
HAIL AND TORNADOES MOST LIKELY IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING AND RIVER FLOODING WILL BE OF
CONCERN AS WELL.

ONCE THE HEAVY RAINFALL MOVES OUT OF THE AREA...TEMPERATURES WILL
COOL DOWN BY THE END OF THE WEEK WITH UNSEASONABLY COOL HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOW 60S THURSDAY AND ON THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL COME THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY.

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CURTIS


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