Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1059 AM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014

OVERCAST SKIES DOMINATED IOWA THIS MORNING AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM BEGAN ITS MOVE INTO AND ACROSS THE AREA. A LINE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED THROUGH WESTERN AND CENTRAL IOWA THIS
MORNING WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 1 INCH.
AUDUBON REPORTED OVER 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN AS THE LINE MOVED THROUGH
THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE MODERATED IN THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE DUE TO HIGHER DEW POINTS AND OVERCAST
SKIES...RESULTING IN LOWS IN THE MID 60S. OVER THE EASTERN AREAS
LOW TEMPERATURES WERE ABLE TO GET DOWN TO THE UPPER 50S. CURRENTLY
TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S ACROSS IOWA WITH A NORTH
SOUTH ORIENTED LINE OF SHOWERS OVER CENTRAL IOWA SLOWLY MOVING
EASTWARD.

THIS AFTERNOON THE LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE STATE...WEAKENING AS IT PROGRESSES.
ANOTHER AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO FORM OVER
NEBRASKA AND KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...MOVING NORTHEAST INTO IOWA
AND NORTHERN MISSOURI LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

OVER THE WEEKEND SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
PRESENT IN THE AREA AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES ITS
INFLUENCE. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN AT OR BELOW NORMAL FOR THE
TIME OF THE YEAR...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW
80S.

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CURTIS


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