Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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

PARTLY CLOUDY CONDITIONS AND PATCHY FOG OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN
IOWA IS GREETING IOWANS THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE COOL AGAIN
WITH READINGS IN THE MID 50S OVER WEST CENTRAL IOWA TO THE LOWER
60S ACROSS THE EAST AND SOUTH. WINDS REMAINED LIGHT AND VARIABLE
THIS MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
EAST TODAY. 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 TODAY
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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