Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
523 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

THE WEATHER WAS GENERALLY QUIET FOR MUCH OF THE STATE OVERNIGHT
AS A WARM AND MOIST AIRMASS BEGAN TO OVERSPREAD THE STATE. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS DID DEVELOP IN FAR NORTHERN IOWA DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND SOME HAIL. A REPORT OF GOLF
BALL HAIL OCCURRED NEAR THOMPSON IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA ALONG WITH
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. OTHERWISE...WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH ACROSS
THE STATE OVERNIGHT WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE LOW 60S IN
THE FAR EAST TO THE LOWER 70S IN WESTERN IOWA.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN AND AROUND THE MISSOURI
RIVER VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON WITH HIGHS CLIMBING INTO THE 90S.
DEWPOINTS WILL BE IN THE MID 70S AND WHEN COMBINED WITH SUCH WARM
TEMPERATURES...HEAT INDEX VALUES WELL OVER 100 ARE EXPECTED THIS
AFTERNOON. HEAT ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FROM PORTIONS OF
EASTERN NEBRASKA INTO WESTERN IOWA SOUTHWARD INTO MISSOURI AND
KANSAS FOR THESE SULTRY CONDITIONS. BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS IOWA BACK INTO
NEBRASKA WITH SOME SEVERE WEATHER IN THE FORM OF LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS. HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN SOUTHERN IOWA
OVERNIGHT AS AMPLE MOISTURE FEEDS INTO THE STORMS. THE ACTIVE
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO MUCH OF THE WEEKEND AS A
FRONT REMAINS IN AND AROUND IOWA. ALONG WITH THE
THUNDERSTORMS...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT OR ABOVE
NORMAL WITH HUMID CONDITIONS.

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