Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1059 AM CDT FRI AUG 21 2015

OTHER THAN A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS OVERNIGHT IN NORTHWEST IOWA...IT
WAS ANOTHER QUIET COOL NIGHT WITH LOWS INTO THE MID TO UPPER 50S.
HIGHS FOR THE DAY WILL BE A FEW DEGREES WARMER THAN
YESTERDAY...INTO THE LOW TO MID 80S...AND WILL ALSO SEE INCREASING
WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTH AROUND 20MPH AND GUSTS TOWARDS 30MPH AS
THE DAY PROGRESSES. ALREADY LATE THIS MORNING...TEMPERATURES
AROUND THE STATE WERE ALREADY INTO THE LOW TO MID 70S IN MANY
LOCATIONS WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

SATURDAY WILL START OUT VERY SIMILAR TO TODAY WITH HIGHS INTO THE
MID 80S AND BRISK SOUTHERLY WINDS IN THE 20 TO 25MPH NEIGHBORHOOD
AND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30MPH...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTH.
BEGINNING IN THE AFTERNOON...BIG CHANGES WILL SWEEP THROUGH AS A
COLD FRONT BEGINS TO AFFECT NORTHWEST IOWA AND HELP INITIATE
STORMS. THE FRONT WILL PROGRESS EAST AND SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
STATE THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS...LIKELY PROVIDING
LARGE PORTIONS OF THE STATE WITH AROUND A HALF INCH OF RAIN AND
LOCAL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE MAIN SEVERE
THREAT WILL BE HAIL AND HIGH WINDS IN WESTERN AND NORTHWEST IOWA
WHERE STORMS WILL BE STRONGEST DURING DAYTIME HOURS...BUT A
LINGERING HIGH WIND THREAT WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS. A
TORNADO OR TWO WILL CERTAINLY BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

ONCE THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH OVERNIGHT SATURDAY...SUNDAY WILL BE
DRY AND COOL WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE LOW 70S. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
WILL ALSO BEGIN TO SET IN AND KEEP THE REGION DRY THROUGH MUCH OF
THE WEEK. TEMPERATURES TOO WILL SEE A SLOW RISE BACK INTO THE LOW
80S BY THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.

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CURTIS


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