Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1033 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

IT WAS A WET START TO THE DAY FOR MANY ACROSS THE REGION. MOST OF
THE RAIN FELL OVER LOCATIONS RANGING FROM INTERSTATE 80 AND SOUTH
FROM CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH EASTERN NEBRASKA. RAINFALL TOTALS IN
THESE LOCATIONS RANGED FROM AROUND 1.5 INCHES TO UPWARDS OF 4.5
INCHES IN A FEW SPOTS IN EASTERN NEBRASKA. THROUGH 7 AM...THE
OMAHA AIRPORT MEASURED 3.06 INCHES OF RAIN...THE AWOS AT CLARINDA
MEASURED 2.43 INCHES OF RAIN...AND A COOPERATIVE OBSERVER IN MOUNT
AYR MEASURED 1.23 INCHES OF RAIN. RAIN CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS
MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH EASTERN NEBRASKA THROUGHOUT THE
MORNING...SO THESE TOTALS WILL BE INCREASED BY AROUND HALF AN INCH
TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH THROUGH 1 PM TODAY. MORNING
TEMPERATURES HAD A NOTABLE SPREAD THIS MORNING. CENTRAL THROUGH
SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND INTO MISSOURI HAD LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S TO
LOW 70S. LOWS IN NORTHERN IOWA WERE IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S.
AND LOWS IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA TO WESTERN WISCONSIN WERE IN
THE LOW TO MID 50S. WINDS THIS MORNING WERE GENERALLY
SOUTHEASTERLY AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY... EXPECT THESE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF IOWA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND
WESTERN WISCONSIN. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE AROUND HALF AN INCH TO
THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH THROUGH SUNSET...WITH ANOTHER WIDESPREAD
QUARTER TO HALF AN INCH EXPECTED BEFORE SUNRISE TOMORROW. WITH ALL
OF THE CLOUD COVER AND ACCOMPANYING RAINFALL...IT WILL BE A
CHALLENGE FOR TEMPERATURES TO WARM UP VERY MUCH. HIGHS ARE
EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE LOW TO UPPER 70S FOR MOST OF THE
REGION.

SCATTERED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES CONTINUE FOR MOST OF
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. NOT AS MUCH RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL
TOMORROW HOWEVER...AS TOTALS SHOULD BE IN THE TENTH TO QUARTER OF
AN INCH RANGE. TEMPERATURES HEADING INTO THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE IN
THE 70S TO LOW 80S FOR MOST OF THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

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