Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1053 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

IT WAS ANOTHER STORMY NIGHT FOR MANY ACROSS CENTRAL TO NORTHERN
IOWA. LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND MARSHALLTOWN TO AMES TO AUDUBON AND
INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA ENDED UP GETTING AROUND AN INCH AND A
QUARTER TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAINFALL. ELSEWHERE...THE DES
MOINES METRO AND WATERLOO AREAS ENDED UP MEASURING AROUND A TENTH
TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN. WITH FEWER CLOUDS AND LITTLE TO
NO RAIN OVER NORTHWESTERN IOWA...THERE WAS A SPREAD OF MORNING
TEMPERATURES ACROSS IOWA. LOWS WERE IN THE MID 60S TO LOW 70S
FROM DESMOINES AND TO THE SOUTHWEST. IN NORTHWESTERN IOWA...LOWS
WERE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S. WITH THE STORMS ROLLING
THOUGH...WINDS THIS MORNING WERE VARIABLE AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

A WEAK COLD FRONT PASSED THROUGH THE REGION AS WELL OVERNIGHT.
WITH THE FRONT EXPECTED TO STALL SOMEWHAT OVER SOUTHEASTERN
IOWA...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE A DECENT SPREAD ACROSS
THE STATE. HIGHS IN SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN IOWA SHOULD BE IN
THE LOW TO MID 80S TODAY. HEADING TOWARDS THE DES MOINES METRO AND
THROUGHOUT NORTHERN AND NORTHWESTERN IOWA...HIGHS WILL BE IN THE
LOW TO MID 70S. RAIN CHANCES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN PLACE OVER FAR
WESTERN IOWA INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA. THIS RAIN WILL THEN SPREAD
EASTWARD OVERNIGHT...BRINGING ABOUT HALF AN INCH TO 3 QUARTERS OF
AN INCH OF RAIN TO MANY LOCATIONS OF CENTRAL TO WESTERN
IOWA...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN WESTERN IOWA. OVERNIGHT
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S NORTH TO THE MID 60S
SOUTH.

AFTER TODAY...THIS UPCOMING WORK-WEEK LOOKS TO REMAIN COOLER AND
WETTER OVERALL. SEVERAL SHORTWAVES AND AT LEAST ONE COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH THE REGION. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY COULD
FEATURE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE ONE TO TWO INCH RANGE.
THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY COULD BRING ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
RAINFALL. OVERALL...RAIN CHANCES EXIST ON AND OFF ESSENTIALLY
EVERY DAY AND NIGHT THIS WEEK. WITH THE CLOUDS AND THE
RAIN...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK ARE LIKELY TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 60S TO 70S FOR MOST OF THE
REGION. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID
60S.

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