Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1046 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY OVER FAR WESTERN IOWA THIS MORNING WITH
SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER. THE BIG WEATHER
STORY THIS MORNING IS THE SMOKE FROM CANADIAN FOREST FIRES THAT
HAVE DRIFTED ACROSS IOWA CREATING A BLANKET OF SMOKE OVER MUCH OF
THE STATE. SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY OVER NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL
IOWA THIS MORNING. MORNING LOWS RANGED FROM THE UPPER 50S
NORTHEAST TO THE MIDDLE 60S SOUTH. TEMPERATURES HAD CLIMBED INTO
THE 70S FOR MOST OF THE STATE. WINDS HAVE BEEN LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDED FROM THE WESTERN DAKOTAS INTO IOWA AND
ILLINOIS THIS MORNING. THE BOUNDARY WILL DROP THROUGH THE DAKOTAS
TODAY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY. THIS ACTIVITY IS FORECAST TO SPREAD INTO
WESTERN IOWA LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH
PRESSURE IN THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES WILL KEEP MUCH OF THE EASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE REGION DRY. THE STORM TRACK WILL KEEP ACTIVE
THROUGH THE PLAINS AND THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY DURING THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH PERIODIC CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE AT OR BELOW NORMAL IN MUCH OF THE
REGION.

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