Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1053 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

WE HAVE TWO MORE DAYS OF WARM WEATHER ACROSS PARTS OF THE
REGION. AFTER THAT...ABNORMALLY COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL BE
MOVING INTO THE REGION FOR NEXT WEEK. ULTIMATELY THIS MORNING
EASILY REPRESENTED THE BEST CHANCES OF RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION
FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS. THE DES MOINES AIRPORT MEASURED ONLY 0.09
INCHES OF RAIN...BUT A FEW LOCATIONS IN NORTHEASTERN KOSSUTH
COUNTY MEASURED OVER 4.25 INCHES. 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED
IN IOWA FALLS...AND 1.22 INCHES OF RAIN WAS MEASURED AS FAR SOUTH
AS PELLA. THE ANKENY AREA REPORTED DIME TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AT
AROUND 315 AM THIS MORNING. RAINFALL OR NOT...TEMPERATURES
GENERALLY STARTED OUT IN THE 60S THIS MORNING. DES MOINES HAD A
LOW OF 65 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 62...AND COUNCIL BLUFFS
HAD A LOW OF 70. WINDS WERE ON THE BREEZY SIDE...BLOWING FROM THE
SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH MOST OF THE MORNING...INCREASING UPWARDS
OF 40 MPH NEAR THE AFOREMENTIONED STORMS.

THE WARMER AIR LOCATED OVER COUNCIL BLUFFS AND INTO NEBRASKA WILL
REMAIN IN NEBRASKA AND SPREAD THROUGHOUT CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN
IOWA. TODAY/S HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THESE PARTS OF THE REGION WILL
BE IN THE LOW TO UPPER 90S...WITH THE HOTTEST AIR IN NEBRASKA.
DEWPOINTS WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S AS WELL...WHICH WILL PUSH
HEAT INDEX VALUES INTO THE 95 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE. IN NORTHERN AND
EASTERN PARTS OF THE REGION...THE WEATHER WILL BE MUCH DIFFERENT.
FROM WATERLOO INTO CENTRAL WISCONSIN...HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOW 80S. WINDS WILL REMAIN ON THE
STRONGER SIDE...BLOWING FROM THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 20 MPH MUCH OF
THE DAY.

THIS SATURDAY SHOULD FEATURE TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO UPPER
80S. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST
FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. THIS WILL KEEP PRECIPITATION CHANCES TO
A MINIMUM THROUGH THURSDAY AND WILL KEEP AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
IN THE 70S TO LOW 80S. MORNING TEMPERATURES WILL BE DROPPING DOWN
TO THE 50S AND 60S FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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