Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1044 AM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED FROM SOUTHERN MINNESOTA THROUGH NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST IOWA THIS MORNING. SOME OF THE STORMS
PRODUCED TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING BETTER
THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN. MORE THAN FOUR INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE
MASON CITY AREA WHICH CREATED TRAVEL RELATED ISSUES WITH WATER ON
OR OVER ROADWAYS. AT LATE MORNING TEMPERATURES ACROSS IOWA RANGED
FROM THE UPPER 60S IN THE NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER 80S IN NORTHWEST
AND SOUTHWEST IOWA. BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS AVERAGED 15 TO 25 MPH.

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 LATE AFTERNOON...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS IOWA BACK INTO
NEBRASKA WITH SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE 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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