Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
442 PM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014

FRIDAY BROUGHT CLOUDS AND RAIN TO THE STATE OF IOWA FOR MOST OF
THE DAYTIME. LOCATIONS FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA THROUGH NORTHERN
MISSOURI ALSO GOT IN ON THE RAINFALL THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON. AS
OF NOON ON FRIDAY...THE DES MOINES AIRPORT HAD A LITTLE OVER A
QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN AND LAMONI MEASURED A LITTLE OVER ONE
INCH OF RAIN. WITH THE CLOUDS AND THE RAIN...TEMPERATURES WERE
WELL BELOW NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY. NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S. ACTUAL HIGH TEMPERATURES
ON FRIDAY REACHED THE LOW TO UPPER 70S. WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH
AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

A SURFACE LOW WILL BE PASSING THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT. THERE
HAS BEEN ADEQUATE MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO THAT HAS BEEN
PULLED UP INTO THE MIDWEST WHICH WILL SUPPORT SHOWERS AND STORMS
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. UPWARDS OF AN INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE
NEAR THE IOWA MISSOURI BORDER WITH THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS.
SPOTTY SHOWERS AND STORMS SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOW
80S THIS WEEKEND AND MORNING TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S
TO MID 60S. NEXT WEEK LOOKS TO FEATURE SCATTERED RAIN CHANCES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY BE CLOSER TO
NORMAL...TOPPING OUT IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S.

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