Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
454 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

WITH TUESDAY AFTERNOON/S TEMPERATURES...MOTHER NATURE LET THE
MIDWEST STILL KNOW THAT IT IS SUMMER. HIGHS TODAY RANGED FROM THE
MID 80S TO THE LOW 90S. ALONG WITH THE WARM AIR TEMPERATURE CAME
HIGHER DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. THIS MADE HEAT INDEX
VALUES JUMP TO THE LOW TO UPPER 90S. NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S...SO TODAYS HIGHS WERE
A SOLID 5 TO 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. AT 4 PM...THE TEMPERATURE IN
DES MOINES WAS 89 DEGREES...THE TEMPERATURE IN WATERLOO WAS 88 AND
IT WAS 90 DEGREES IN KANSAS CITY. MONDAY AFTERNOON/S WINDS WERE
FROM THE SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MAY BRING SOME LIGHT SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND STORMS TO THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. NORTH CENTRAL IOWA
INTO MINNESOTA AND SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN HAVE THE GREATEST
LIKELIHOOD OF RECEIVING AROUND ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH
OF RAIN WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
TEMPERATURE-WISE...WEDNESDAY SHOULD BE ALMOST EXACTLY THE SAME AS
TUESDAY WAS...AS THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS IN THE UPPER 80S TO
LOW 90S ARE EXPECTED TO STICK AROUND. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH
TO SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO 20 MPH.

THIS GENERALLY RAIN-FREE...HOT...AND HUMID WEATHER PATTERN IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO AND THROUGHOUT THIS WEEKEND. AS OF
NOW...THE NEXT BEST CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD RAINFALL IS NOT UNTIL
LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN IN THE UPPER
80S TO LOW 90S WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES SOLIDLY IN THE 90S.

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