Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1110 AM CDT WED AUG 26 2015

EXCEPT FOR SOME CLOUD COVER OVER THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN IN
NORTHWEST IOWA...SKIES WERE SUNNY STATEWIDE. EARLY MORNING LOWS
WERE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 40S NORTHWEST TO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE
50S SOUTHEAST. BY LATE MORNING...READINGS HAD WARMED INTO THE
MIDDLE 60S NORTH TO LOWER 70S SOUTH. WINDS HAVE BEEN LIGHT AND
VARIABLE.

HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER ACROSS THE UPPER
MIDWEST WILL COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS. THERE WILL BE AN ABUNDANCE
OF SUNSHINE ACROSS THE REGION WITH LIGHT WINDS TODAY. AFTERNOON
HIGHS WILL REACH THE MID 70S IN EASTERN IOWA TO THE UPPER 70S
ACROSS WESTERN AND SOUTHERN IOWA.

MEANWHILE...A SLOW MOVING AND INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
INCREASE RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES IN WESTERN IOWA ON THURSDAY
AND ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS THE SYSTEM
CROSSES IOWA. MUCH OF THE REGION...ESPECIALLY THE NORTHERN PORTION
OVER NORTHERN IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA...MAY RECEIVE UP TO AN
INCH TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. LESSER
AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA.
WINDS WILL BE SOUTHWESTERLY HEADING INTO THIS WEEKEND...WHICH
MEANS A RETURN TO WARMER WEATHER. BY SUNDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL BE BACK INTO THE LOWER TO MID 80S. MUCH WARMER CONDITIONS
NEARER 90 WILL BE CLOSE TO THE REGION BY MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...MAINLY SOUTHWEST ACROSS KANSAS AND PORTIONS OF NEBRASKA.

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