Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
507 PM CDT Mon Jul 25 2016
Though it was warm Monday, the oppressive heat and humidity from
the end of last week continued to ease up a bit across Iowa. On
Saturday, heat index values were again in the 95 to 100 degree
range. For Monday, the heat index values stayed in the 80 degree
range across Iowa. Air temperatures were also in the low to upper
80s across the state. Normal high temperatures for this time of
year are in the mid 80s, so Monday`s temperatures were close to
normal. At 5 pm Monday, the temperature in Des Moines was 88, it
was 84 in Waterloo, and the temperature was 88 in Sioux City.
Under partly to mostly cloudy skies, winds were generally from the
north to northwest at around 10 to 15 mph.
For the rest of this work week, highs should generally be in the
80s, with lows in the 60s. The next significant rain chances will
come Wednesday and persist on and off through the remainder of the
week. Wednesday may bring a widespread half an inch to an inch of
rain to Iowa.