Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
556 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

THIS AFTERNOON SCATTERED TUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS SLOWLY MOVED
INTO AND ACROSS WESTERN IOWA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTED IN
TOTALS IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH. SKIES OVER THE EASTERN THIRD OF IOWA
REMAINED MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON...ALOWING
TEMPERATURES TO HIT THE MID TO UPPER 80S...WHICH WAS 10 TO 15
DEGREES WARMER THAN WESTERN AND CENTRAL IOWA. WINDS THROUGHOUT THE
DAY WERE SOUTHERLY AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN MOST AREAS. CURRENTLY CLOUD
COVER IS PRESENT ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF THE STATE ALONG WITH
SCATTERED STORMS AND SHOWERS.

THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...SCATTERED STORMS AND SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE STATE. STORMS WILL GENERALLY MOVE
NORTHWARD AND SLOWLY EASTWARD. LOCAL RAINFALL TOTALS MAY EXCEED
ONE TO TWO INCHES OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE
LOW TO MID 60S AND WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AND BEGIN TO SHIFT FROM
SOUTHERLY TO WESTERLY THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT.

THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WILL BE A MIXED BAG. AFTER A BREAK FROM RAIN
AND STORMS SATURDAY...A SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE
WEATHER INTO IOWA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND INTO EARLY MONDAY.
TEMPERATURES SATURDAY WILL BE COMFORTABLE IN THE LOW 80S...THOUGH
HUMID WITH DEW POINTS IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S. DAY TIME HIGHS ON
SUNDAY WILL REACH THE MID TO UPPER 80S WITH DEW POINTS IN THE
UPPER 60S AND LOW 70S BEFORE PRECIPITATION OVERNIGHT. LABOR DAY
WILL LIKELY BE SOGGY TO START AS STORMS TAPER OFF FROM SUNDAY
NIGHT. INTO THE REST OF THE WORK WEEK WILL SEE TEMPERATURES COOL
OFF A BIT INTO THE 70S AND LOW 80S AND PRECIPITATION CHANCES TAPER
OFF.

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CURTIS



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