Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
448 PM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

THE CLOUDS THINNED OUT A LITTLE BIT ACROSS THE IOWA AND MINNESOTA
FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...IN WISCONSIN...STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED SOUTH OF THE CHIPPEWA VALLEY AND MOVED
SOUTHEAST TOWARDS THE SOUTH CENTRAL PART OF THE STATE. IT WAS HOT
AN HUMID EVERYWHERE ACROSS THE REGION ON SUNDAY...AND THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURES WERE IN LOCATIONS WHICH SAW THE MOST SUNSHINE. AS OF
4 PM...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE IN DES MOINES WAS 87 DEGREES. IN
ESTHERVILLE...WHERE THERE WAS MORE SUNSHINE...THE HIGH WAS 91
DEGREES BY 4 PM. OMAHA...NEBRASKA HAD A HIGH OF 93 BY 4PM.
DEWPOINT VALUES WERE GENERALLY IN THE LOW TO MID 70S ACROSS THE
REGION...SO HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGED FORM 95 TO 100 DEGREES. WINDS
WERE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 25
MPH.

A COLD FRONT HAS BEEN PASSING THROUGH PARTS OF THE REGION FROM NW
TO SE...MAKING IT INTO NORTHERN IOWA BY 4PM. THIS FRONT HAS BEEN
SUPPORTING THE STORMS IN WISCONSIN...BUT THE DYNAMICS HAVE NOT
BEEN IN PLACE TO SUPPORT STORM DEVELOPMENT OVER SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
AND NORTHERN IOWA. THE STORMS WILL MOST LIKELY STAY IN EASTERN
IOWA AND WISCONSIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

THE COLD FRONT WILL LOWER DEWPOINTS 5 TO 10 DEGREES...BUT HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR MONDAY WILL REMAIN IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S. THE
CHANCES FOR MORE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE AGAIN FROM
LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE THESE STORMS MAY
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...ADDITIONAL FLOODING...AND SEVERE
WEATHER. AFTER THIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP MOST OF THE REGION
DRY TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH STORM CHANCES POSSIBLY
RETURNING BY THIS WEEKEND.

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