Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1117 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

REMNANTS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS MOVED OUT OF NORTHEAST AND
SOUTHEAST IOWA THIS MORNING. RAINFALL IN THE DRIER NORTHEAST
AREAS WAS WELCOME...BUT NOT WIDESPREAD. THE REST OF THE STATE WAS
MOSTLY CLOUD FREE THIS MORNING WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO
UPPER 60S FOR LOWS AND WINDS GENERALLY OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT 5
TO 10 MPH. CURRENTLY TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE LOW 70S ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA TO THE LOW 80S ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA. SKIES ARE
MOSTLY CLEAR...EXCEPT IN NORTHEAST IOWA AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST IOWA
WHERE SKIES ARE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.

THIS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE LOW 80S IN NORTHERN
IOWA AND THE MID TO UPPER 80S IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA. AS A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO MOVE EAST...SKIES WILL REMAIN
MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED.

THE MAIN STORY THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WILL BE THE RETURNING HEAT
AND HUMIDITY. HIGHS WILL RISE INTO THE 90S FOR MANY WITH DEW
POINTS IN THE LOW 70S...RESULTING IN HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING
100 AND GREATER BY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THERE ARE MULTIPLE
PRECIPITATION CHANCES OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS AFFECTING VARIOUS
PARTS OF THE STATE...PRIMARILY BEING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
IN THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

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CURTIS



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