Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37

000
AWUS83 KDMX 092208
RWSDMX
IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-081>086-
092>097-100615-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
508 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTED MUCH OF IOWA THIS
AFTERNOON WITH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING AND
DROPPING LARGE HAIL IN SOUTHWEST IOWA. THESE STORMS FORMED ALONG A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY TIED INTO A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING
OVER KANSAS. TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 70S STATEWIDE WITH WINDS OUT
OF THE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

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.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.