Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
556 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

WIDESPREAD RAIN CONTINUED THROUGHOUT MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN
IOWA THIS AFTERNOON WITH A BAND OF EXTREMELY HEAVY RAIN SETTING UP
BETWEEN HIGHWAY 20 AND HIGHWAY 30 FROM ROCKWELL CITY TO WATERLOO.
MANY LOCATIONS IN THIS BAND SAW OVER FIVE INCHES OF RAIN WITH
AREAS AROUND THE DAYTON AND STANHOPE AREAS SEEING EIGHT TO NINE
INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. MANY SPOTS SAW FLASH
FLOODING AS A RESULT. THIS HEAVY RAINFALL HAD WEAKENED AND SHIFTED
TO THE SOUTHEAST AS THE LATE AFTERNOON PROGRESSED ON BUT
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS LINGERED IN ITS WAKE. HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON ONLY
TOPPED OUT IN THE LOW 60S NORTH TO UPPER 70S SOUTH UNDER CLOUDY
SKIES. WITH AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AHEAD OF THE LOW AND FROM THE
NORTHWEST BEHIND THE LOW.

SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO MOVE FROM
CENTRAL TO EASTERN IOWA TONIGHT...PRODUCING LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAINFALL WITH ISOLATED AREAS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION. THE LOW
RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS HEAVY RAIN EVENT WILL LINGER THROUGH
SATURDAY...BRINGING CONTINUED CLOUDS AND SHOWERS IN THE SOUTH AND
EAST. WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER ARRIVES FOR THE END OF THE WEEKEND
AND INTO NEXT WEEK WITH TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY LEVELS BACK TO
READINGS MORE TYPICAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR...WITH HIGHS IN THE
80S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE 60S.

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KS



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