Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
450 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

SKIES ACROSS IOWA WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
THURSDAY. A BROAD AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WAS LIFTING
NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE STATE HAD COOLED INTO THE MID 60S. WINDS
WERE PRIMARILY FROM THE EAST...GENERALLY AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

A PERSISTENT PATTERN WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE END
OF THE WORK WEEK...WHICH WILL MEAN ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF
PRECIPITATION. A WIDE AREA OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO LIFT
NORTH EAST ACROSS NEBRASKA AND IOWA IN THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS...REACHING MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN LATE THURSDAY. THIS WILL
BRING ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR HEAVY RAINFALL TO MUCH OF THE REGION.
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WHICH HAS ALLOWED FOR REPEATED PRECIPITATION
ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI WILL LIFT NORTHWARD AS
WELL THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE ENTIRE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY PUSH EAST
THROUGH THE DAY FRIDAY...HOWEVER ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF
PRECIPITATION WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE SYSTEM SHIFTS NORTH.
PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY END FROM NORTHWEST TO EAST
THROUGHOUT THE DAY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. SATURDAY SHOULD
PRESENT A BRIEF BREAK IN THE STORMY WEATHER BEFORE YET ANOTHER
SYSTEM APPROACHES FOR SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY STEADY THROUGH THE WEEK...WITH
HIGHS IN THE 70S AND 80S AND LOWS IN THE 60S AND 70S. SLIGHTLY
COOLER CONDITIONS ARE IN STORE FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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