Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
439 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

A FAIR AMOUNT OF RAIN AND A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER WERE FELT AND
HEARD ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THE RAIN STARTED IN EASTERN
NEBRASKA TO WESTERN IOWA DURING THE SUNRISE HOURS AND SPREAD INTO
THE REST OF IOWA BY MID TO LATE MORNING. BY THREE PM...ANKENY HAD
AROUND 0.2 INCHES OF RAIN...AND SIMILAR AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL WERE
REPORTED ACROSS MANY OTHER PORTIONS OF IOWA. THE RAIN CERTAINLY
HELPED KEEP DAYTIME TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL. THE
TEMPERATURE IN DES MOINES AT 4 PM WAS 48 DEGREES...AND THE
TEMPERATURE IN WATERLOO WAS 46. WINDS WERE ON THE STRONG
SIDE...BLOWING FROM THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT ROUGHLY 15 TO 25
MPH...WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH AT TIMES.

FOR TONIGHT...RAIN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION. AS AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST...THE INGREDIENTS WILL BE
THERE FOR STRONG TO EVEN A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP
ACROSS CENTRAL TO EASTERN NEBRASKA. THOSE STORMS WILL LIKELY MAKE
THEIR WAY INTO WESTERN IOWA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE CHANCES OF
THEM BEING SEVERE AT THAT TIME ARE VERY...VERY LOW...BUT THEY MAY
BRING A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER TO IOWA DURING THE MORNING HOURS.
MUCH OF THURSDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON WILL BRING A FAIR
AMOUNT OF RAIN TO MUCH OF IOWA. RAINFALL TOTALS COULD BE AROUND
HALF OF AN INCH TO AROUND AN INCH IN SOME LOCATIONS. RAIN SHOULD
BE WEST OF IOWA BY THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

FRIDAY LOOKS TO BE A GORGEOUS DAY OUTSIDE...WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S
AND LIGHT WINDS. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE SATURDAY...AND THEN SUNDAY
INTO NEXT WEEK WEDNESDAY LOOK LIKE THEY HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO BE
VERY CLOUDY...WINDY...AND RAINY ACROSS THE REGION.

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