Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 270907
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
407 AM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016
A combination of clouds and sunshine will greet Iowans early
today. An area of diminishing thunderstorms over Nebraska is
sending an area of mid and high clouds across the region. Winds
remain light and humidity high...with some areas of light fog
reported at 4 am. There may be some brief patchy dense fog in
valleys and low lying areas early today. Temperatures range from
the lower 60s in the south to the upper 60s across the north.
The mix of sun and clouds will continue over the region today.
There is a small chance that the area of diminishing thunderstorms
over Nebraska may strengthen again over west central Iowa by late
morning or early afternoon. Otherwise the balance of the day will
be warm and partly sunny over the south with highs in the mid to
upper 80s. Over the north a weak front and scattered thunderstorms
are expected to enter northern Iowa by mid to late afternoon and
then drift south into southern Iowa by late evening. Highs north
will reach the lower 80s this afternoon. Unsettled weather will
continue on Thursday with lingering showers and thunderstorms
Thursday night. Across the south some showers and thunderstorms
may redevelop again Friday afternoon.
Cooler temperatures will occur Thursday through Saturday as highs
reach only the mid 70s north to the lower 80s south. August summer
heat will return Monday through Wednesday with highs again in the
lower 90s south and lows in the 70s. There will also be additional
chances for thunderstorms next week.