Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
521 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

Clouds covered the state for much of the day on Thursday, helping
keep temperatures on the cool side. Normal highs for this time of
year are in the low to mid 80s, and the highs for Thursday were
generally in the mid 70s... 5 to 10 degrees below normal. At 5 pm,
the temperature in both Des Moines and Waterloo was 76 degrees,
and it was 75 in Sioux City. Winds were from the west to
northwest at around 5 to 10 mph.

High pressure will settle over northern Iowa and southern
Minnesota and persist into Friday, bringing continued cool for
Friday morning, as overnight temperatures will be in the low 50s
north, to the low 60s south. Moist air will lift back north
Friday into Saturday and this will bring renewed chances for
thunderstorms to the Midwest. By Friday night, rain will be
widespread across Iowa, with amounts upwards of half an inch

Temperatures will return to seasonable norms this weekend into
next week, and there will be periodic rain chances throughout much
of the next seven days.

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