Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
524 PM CDT Mon Aug 22 2016
Skies were sunny across Iowa this afternoon with temperatures in
the lower and middle 80s west to the middle and upper 70s east.
South winds were 10 to 20 mph with an occasional stronger gust.
High pressure over the upper midwest will continue to slowly drift
east of the region tonight. A warm and humid airmass will move
into the state on Tuesday setting the stage for several rounds of
showers and thunderstorms. A few strong to severe storms are
possible on Tuesday evening in western Iowa with rainfall then
spreading eastward across the state on Tuesday night into
Wednesday. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible in some areas
possibly exceeding one or two inches. The unsettled weather
pattern is expected to persist into Thursday with highs generally
in the 80s and lows in the 50s and 60s.