Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
449 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA OVERNIGHT WITH THE
BULK OF THE ACTIVITY OCCURRING BETWEEN HIGHWAY 20 AND INTERSTATE
80. ONE STORM PRODUCED QUARTER SIZED HAIL OVER PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN CRAWFORD AND SOUTHERN SAC COUNTIES. ALSO LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURRED WITH RADAR ESTIMATES OVER 2 INCHES IMMEDIATELY
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 30 WEST OF AMES DO NORTH OF DENISON. TEMPERATURES
EARLY THIS MORNING RANGED FROM THE MID 50S NORTH TO THE MID TO
UPPER 60S SOUTH. THE WIND WAS LIGHT FROM THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

SEVERE WEATHER AND HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION TODAY AS A SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM IMPACTS THE AREA.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND QUARTER
SIZED HAIL WILL MOVE ACROSS IOWA AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS THIS
MORNING. A WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH INTO CENTRAL IOWA
AND WILL BE THE FOCAL POINT FOR THUNDERSTORM REDEVELOPMENT BY LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING. A FEW TORNADOES...VERY LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE ALL POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. IN
ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS.
FOR THIS REASON...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON
AND OVERNIGHT FROM CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH NORTHERN ILLINOIS. ONCE
THE STORMS SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT...NORTHWEST FLOW WILL SET IN AND
MAKE THE REST OF THE WEEK MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE WITH HIGHS 80
THURSDAY AND DOWN INTO THE UPPER 70S AND 80S FRIDAY AND INTO THE
WEEKEND. A FEW ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY
THOUGH THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW.

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