Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1034 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015


SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING.
THE STORMS PRODUCED ISOLATED BRIEF HEAVY RAINSHOWERS IN A FEW
LOCATIONS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM JUST OVER TWO INCHES AT
GRINNELL WITH MOST REPORTING LOCATIONS BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND
ONE HALF INCH. SOUTHEAST WINDS AVERAGED 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES AT LATE MORNING RANGED FROM
72 DEGREES AT CARROLL AND SHELDON TO 64 DEGREES AT GRINNELL AND
CHARITON.

SEVERE WEATHER AND HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM
IMPACTS THE AREA. THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN AND QUARTER SIZED HAIL WILL MOVE ACROSS IOWA AND
NORTHERN ILLINOIS THIS MORNING. A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT
NORTH INTO CENTRAL IOWA AND WILL BE THE FOCAL POINT FOR
THUNDERSTORM REDEVELOPMENT BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
EVENING. A FEW TORNADOES...VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE
ALL POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
MAY ALSO OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS. FOR THIS REASON...A FLASH FLOOD
WATCH IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT FROM CENTRAL IOWA
THROUGH NORTHERN ILLINOIS. ONCE THE STORMS SUBSIDE
OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST FLOW WILL SET IN AND MAKE THE REST OF THE
WEEK MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE WITH HIGHS 80 THURSDAY AND DOWN INTO
THE UPPER 70S AND 80S FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. A FEW
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY THOUGH THE THREAT
FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW.


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