Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1050 AM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

AFTER A STORMY NIGHT FOR MANY ACROSS CENTRAL TO NORTHERN
IOWA...THE STORMS MOVED EAST OF THE REGION BY MID TO LATE MORNING.
IN NORTHERN IOWA...LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND OSAGE AND CLARION
ENDED UP GETTING AROUND AN INCH AND A QUARTER TO AN INCH AND A
HALF OF RAINFALL. ELSEWHERE...BLOOMFIELD AND OSKALOOSA...IN
SOUTHEASTERN IOWA...MEASURED A LITTLE UNDER AN INCH OF RAIN. THE
DES MOINES METRO ENDED UP MEASURING AROUND A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF
AN INCH. MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE SIMILAR TO WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN
FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS...BOTTOMING OUT PRIMARILY IN THE UPPER 60S
TO LOW 70S...WHICH IS AROUND 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR. WITH THE STORMS ROLLING THOUGH...WINDS THIS MORNING
WERE VARIABLE AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION FOR
TODAY. WITH SKIES EXPECTED TO BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY...ENOUGH
SUNSHINE SHOULD GET THROUGH TO BRING TEMPERATURES UP TO THE LOW TO
MID 90S FOR MUCH OF IOWA SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80...WITH LOW TO MID
80S ACROSS MUCH OF MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

AFTER TODAY...THIS UPCOMING WORK-WEEK LOOKS TO BE COOLER AND
WETTER OVERALL. SEVERAL SHORTWAVES AND AT LEAST ONE COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH THE REGION. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY COULD
FEATURE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE ONE TO TWO INCH RANGE.
THURSDAY INTO SATURDAY COULD BRING ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
RAINFALL. OVERALL...RAIN CHANCES EXIST ON AND OFF ESSENTIALLY
EVERY DAY AND NIGHT THIS WEEK. WITH THE CLOUDS AND THE
RAIN...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK ARE LIKELY TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 60S TO 70S FOR MOST OF THE
REGION. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE UPPER 50S TO
MID 60S.

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