Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
450 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHWEST
INTO EAST CENTRAL IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON WITH PARTLY TO MOSTLY
SUNNY SKIES ELSEWHERE. IT WAS ANOTHER WARM AND HUMID AFTERNOON
WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 80S NORTH TO AROUND 90
SOUTHEAST. DEW POINTS WERE IN THE 70S STATEWIDE. LIGHT WINDS WERE
NORTHEASTERLY ACROSS THE NORTH WITH SOUTH WINDS OVER THE SOUTH.
HEAT INDICES WERE IN THE 90S WITH A FEW AREAS IN SOUTHERN IOWA
EXCEEDING 100 DEGREES.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY STRETCHED FROM SOUTHWEST KANSAS NORTHEAST INTO
IOWA AND WISCONSIN. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP ALONG THIS BOUNDARY THIS EVENING. THIS CURRENT WEATHER
PATTERN OF HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WITH PASSING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST INTO THIS WEEKEND. DAILY HIGHS WILL BE
IN THE MID 80S TO MID 90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE NEARING 100
DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. SOME RELIEF IS FORECAST
EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A FRONT BRINGS SOMEWHAT COOLER AND LESS HUMID
AIR INTO THE REGION...BUT EVEN AFTERWARD RAIN CHANCES WILL
PERSIST.

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