Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
456 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

AFTER THE STORMS FROM TUESDAY MORNING...SUNSHINE BROKE OUT ACROSS
MUCH OF THE NORTHERN REGION. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS CONTINUED IN
KANSAS AND MISSOURI...WITH AT LEAST ONE TORNADO REPORTED...ALONG
WITH A FEW REPORTS OF HAIL TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER. WITH THE
SUNSHINE RETURNING...TEMPERATURES MADE IT TO NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL
ONCE AGAIN FOR MUCH OF THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE REGION. AT 4
PM...DES MOINES HAD A TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES. WATERLOO HAD A
TEMPERATURE OF 58...AND IT WAS 75 DEGREES IN OMAHA. NORMAL HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 60S.
WINDS PICKED UP TO THE 15 TO 25 MPH RANGE FROM THE EAST.

SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE SLATED TO ARRIVE IN IOWA LATE TUESDAY
EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BEGIN A RATHER WET
PERIOD FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE SEVERE THREAT FOR THE
STATE IS RATHER LOW...WITH THE BEST OPPORTUNITY ACROSS FAR
SOUTHWEST IOWA WHERE HAIL AND WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.
THROUGH THURSDAY MUCH OF THE STATE WILL SEE AROUND AN INCH OF RAIN
OR MORE WITH SOME LOCATIONS CLOSER TO TWO INCHES OR MORE SHOULD
THEY EXPERIENCE A COUPLE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL BE NEAR TO BELOW NORMAL
AS HIGHS WEDNESDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL GENERALLY BE IN
THE 50S TO LOW 60S. LOWS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE 40S TO LOW 50S.

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