Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
455 PM CDT THU JUL 10 2014

A ROLLER COASTER OF A WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGION OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THURSDAY
AFTERNOON WAS THE SLOW BEGINNING OF AN UPHILL CLIMB HEADING INTO
THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE MOVED ACROSS THE REGION THE PAST FEW
DAYS. AND THIS HIGH MOVED EAST OF THE REGION TOWARDS THE GREAT
LAKES DURING THURSDAY AFTERNOON. AS LOW PRESSURE BUILDS OFF THE
ROCKIES...THE REGION WILL BECOME ENTRENCHED IN SOUTHERLY TO
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS WILL SERVE TO
BRING UP MUCH WARMER...MUGGIER AIR FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO...ALONGWITH
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES. HIGHS THURSDAY WERE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S
FOR MUCH OF THE REGION. AS OF 4 PM...DES MOINES HAD A HIGH OF 84
DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A HIGH OF 83...AND THE MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT
HAD A HIGH OF 84 DEGREES. WINDS BECAME SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHEASTERLY
AT 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.

SHOWERS AND STORMS BEGAN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE DAKOTAS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS PRECIPITATION WILL SLIDE TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST
INTO FRIDAY MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD GENERALLY BE ON THE
TENTH OF AN INCH TO QUARTER OF AN INCH RANGE THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. WITH MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND WIDESPREAD STRONG TO
POSSIBLY SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON...HIGHS WILL BE
IN THE MID 70S TO LOW 80S ACROSS THE REGION.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BRING MORE WIDESPREAD STORM CHANCES TO THE
REGION...AND THEN THE COOLER AIR WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE
REGION MONDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. RECORD MIN
TEMPERATURES AND RECORD LOW MAX TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED WITH
THIS COOLER AIR. LOW WILL LIKELY MAKE IT DOWN TO THE 40S AND HIGHS
WILL BE IN THE 60S AND 70S.

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