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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
434 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

After an active early Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon was
fairly quiet across Iowa. There was a fair amount of sunshine,
especially in north-central Iowa. With southerly winds,
temperatures were warm and muggy once again. At 4 pm, the
temperature was 79 in Des Moines, it was 80 in Waterloo, and the
temperature in Ottumwa was 82 degrees. Winds were generally from
the south to southeast at 5 to 15 mph.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are anticipated again during the
early morning hours. Heavy rain is also likely to accompany these
storms tonight. There will be a potential for localized flooding
during prolonged period of heavy rain, especially in southern and
southwestern Iowa. Additional rounds of storms are forecast
Friday night into Saturday, then with daily thunderstorm chances
beginning Sunday into early next week. Temperatures should stay
fairly persistent, with daytime highs in the mid 70s to low 80s
and lows in the low to mid 60s.

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