Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
442 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THERE WAS A SMALL AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING EAST
ACROSS PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST IOWA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY. IT WAS ANOTHER HOT
AND HUMID AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF IOWA. ALTHOUGH COLD FRONT HAD
ENTERED NORTHWEST IOWA ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO COOL INTO THE
LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S OVER THE NORTHWEST COUNTIES. AHEAD OF THE
COLD FRONT...TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE 80S AND 90S WITH DEW POINTS
IN THE 70S THAT PRODUCED HEAT INDICES IN THE 90S TO AROUND 100.
WINDS HAVE BEEN LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

A COLD FRONT STRETCHED ACROSS MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST IOWA AND INTO
KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. BEHIND THIS FRONT...TEMPERATURES AND
HUMIDITY WILL DROP CONSIDERABLY. HOWEVER...RAIN CHANCES CONTINUE
DURING THE PERIOD. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY COULD PRODUCE WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE ONE TO TWO INCH RANGE. THURSDAY INTO
SATURDAY COULD BRING ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL. WITH
THE CLOUDS AND THE RAIN...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THE END OF THE WEEK ARE LIKELY TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 60S TO 70S
FOR MOST OF THE REGION. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
UPPER 50S TO MID 60S.

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