Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
519 PM CDT Sun Jul 24 2016
The oppressive heat and humidity eased up a bit for our Sunday
afternoon across Iowa. On Saturday, heat index values were once
again in the 95 to 100 degree range. For Sunday, much of Iowa had
heat index values in the 80 to 90 degree range. Air temperatures
were in the low 80s in northwestern Iowa to the low 90s in
southeastern Iowa. Dew point values dropped from the 70s and 80s
to the 60s. At 5 pm Sunday, the temperature in Des Moines was 86,
it was 82 in Waterloo, and the temperature was 86 in Sioux City.
Under partly to mostly cloudy skies, winds were generally from the
northwest at around 10 to 20 mph.
For the upcoming week, highs should generally be in the 80s, with
lows in the 60s. The next significant rain chances will come
Wednesday and persist on and off through the remainder of the
week. Wednesday may bring a widespread half an inch to an inch of
rain to Iowa.