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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
515 PM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Another day of typical summer conditions across the region today. Much
of southern Iowa was hot and humid with heat indices pushing 100
degrees during the afternoon hours. Further north, temperatures were a
few degrees cooler with less humidity. Most of the state saw abundant
sunshine through the day. A few storms developed in parts of southeast
and south central Iowa, however all of the activity remained below
severe limits.

The main weather headline through the next week will a significant
heat wave over much of the central tier of the country. After a brief
reprieve tomorrow, high heat and humidity will return Tuesday and
likely continue through the end of the week. Heat indices will be near
or exceed 100 to 105 degrees over much of the state, especially on
Wednesday and Thursday. Daily chances for isolated to scattered
thunderstorms dot the forecast. Northern Iowa will stand to see the
best chances for storms with the potential for heavy rainfall,
particularity during the evening or overnight hours on Tuesday and
Wednesday.

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