Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1111 AM CDT THU AUG 14 2014

SKIES WERE CLOUDY ACROSS THE DAKOTAS AND MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
COVERED THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES AT LATE MORNING
RANGED FROM THE MID TO UPPER 60S IN NORTHEAST IOWA TO THE LOWER
70S IN THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE. A LLIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND WAS
COMMON ACROSS IOWA.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
EAST THIS AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE LOW PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN
PLAINS WILL DRIFT TOWARD IOWA BY FRIDAY. THIS WILL INCREASE LIFT
ACROSS THE REGION AS STRONGER SOUTHERLY WINDS AND A WARM FRONT
COMBINE TO CREATE SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
DAKOTAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY TONIGHT...THEN TRACK SOUTHEAST
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY OVER NORTHERN IOWA. HIGHS TODAY AND FRIDAY WILL
REACH THE UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S. BY FRIDAY EVENING...THE PLAINS
LOW WILL OVER NORTHEAST KANSAS WITH A LARGE SHIELD OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING FROM NEBRASKA TO SOUTHERN IOWA AND
NORTHERN MISSOURI. ALONG WITH A CHANCE FOR A STRONG TO SEVERE
STORM ACROSS THE REGION...MODERATE RAIN MAY ALSO OCCUR WITH UP TO
TWO INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN SOME OF THE HEAVIER STORMS ACROSS
SOUTHERN IOWA OR NORTHERN MISSOURI. LOWS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WILL WARM INTO THE MID TO UPPER 60S WITH MORE CLOUD
COVER AND CONTINUED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
SUNDAY. THE LOW WILL FINALLY PULL EAST EARLY MONDAY...WITH
GENERALLY LESS CHANCES FOR RAIN MONDAY. ANOTHER WEAK STORM FROM
THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL BRING MORE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. FOLLOWING THAT...WARMER AIR IS HEADED
FOR THE STATE WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S BY MIDWEEK
WEDNESDAY.


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