Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1023 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

THE WEATHER WAS A LOT QUIETER SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION.
THERE WERE A FEW SPOTTY SHOWERS THIS MORNING WHICH BROUGHT
UPWARDS OF A TENTH OF AN INCH OR SO OF RAIN TO PARTS OF
NORTHWESTERN IOWA. OTHERWISE...SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY
ACROSS THE REGION. THERE WAS A FEW PATCHES OF DENSE FOG ACROSS
SOUTHERN IOWA FOR AROUND AN HOUR OR TWO WHICH LIFTED WITH SUNRISE.
NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO
MID 60S. THIS MORNING/S LOWS WERE A SOLID 10 DEGREES OR SO ABOVE
NORMAL. THE TEMPERATURE BOTTOMED OUT AT 75 DEGREES IN DES
MOINES...70 IN WATERLOO...AND 69 DEGREES IN IOWA CITY. WINDS THIS
MORNING FOR MUCH OF THE REGION WERE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTHEAST
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 AND NEBRASKA...WITH MID 80S TO LOW 90S
INTO MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN. TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MAY
BRING STORM CHANCES TO MUCH OF IOWA AND MINNESOTA. PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE TENTH TO QUARTER OF AN INCH
RANGE AT THE MOST.

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. WEDNESDAY COULD FEATURE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WHICH EXCEED ONE INCH. SCATTERED RAIN CHANCES EXIST
ESSENTIALLY EVERY DAY THIS WEEK. TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THE END OF THE WEEK ARE LIKELY TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 60S TO 70S
FOR MOST OF THE REGION.

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