Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 260953
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
453 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016
A concentrated strong to severe line of thunderstorms rolled
across Iowa early this morning. Several reports of 50 to 70 mph
winds were associated with this storm. The highest wind gust was
87 mph that was reported at Denison at 215 AM CDT. Damage to trees
have been reported as well over portions of the central Iowa.
The line of storms will continue to push into eastern iowa through
the remainder of the morning hours. Additional thunderstorm
development is forecast late this afternoon into the evening.
Severe thunderstorms are anticipated again during the late
afternoon through the evening hours today. Heavy rain is also
likely to accompany these storms tonight. Additional rounds of
storms are forecast Friday night into Saturday, then with daily
thunderstorm chances beginning Sunday into early next week.