Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
503 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

CLOUD COVER WAS PRESENT ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA THIS
AFTERNOON...KEEPING MANY AREAS IN THE LOW 100S FOR HEAT INDEX
VALUES AND AWAY FROM 110. AREAS THAT SAW MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES SAW
TEMPERATURES SOAR INTO THE 90S AND HEAT INDEX VALUES TOWARDS
110...ESPECIALLY IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE STATE. WINDS STARTED
OUT THE DAY FROM THE SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH FOR MUCH OF THE STATE
AND BEGAN SHIFTING FROM THE NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH AS THE COLD
FRONT CONTINUED ITS PATH ACROSS THE STATE FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST. TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON RANGED FROM UPPER 70S AND
LOW 80S IN NORTHWEST IOWA...WHERE THE COLD FRONT WENT THROUGH THIS
MORNING...UP TO THE LOW 90S IN THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES. CURRENT
TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE LOW 80S TO THE LOW 90S IN THE
SOUTH...ALONG WITH DEWPOINTS RANGING FROM THE MID 60S IN THE
NORTHEAST TO THE UPPER 70S IN THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR SOUTHEAST IOWA THROUGH
THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON AND INTO EVENING AS THE COLD FRONT
APPROACHES. AREAS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO FEEL
REPRIEVE FROM THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS OF THE LAST TWO DAYS AS
COOLER DRIER AIR MOVES IN. AS THE COLD FRONT CONTINUES ITS MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SEVERE WEATHER THIS
EVENING ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE STATE. THE REST OF THE
WEEK WILL SEE HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 70S AND LOW 80S WITH
A CHANCE FOR RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY NIGHT AND ON THROUGH
FRIDAY.


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CURTIS



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