Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
440 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

MUGGY CONDITIONS PREVAILED ACROSS THE STATE EARLY THIS MORNING AS
TEMPERATURES REMAINED IN THE UPPER 70S TO THE LOWER 80S AND
DEWPOINTS WERE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S. SOME PATCHY FOG
DEVELOPED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN IOWA BUT VISIBILITY
RESTRICTIONS WERE MORE THAN 5 MILES. THE WARMEST HEAT INDEX VALUE
WAS 89 DEGREES IN COUNCIL BLUFFS THIS MORNING.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED AGAIN TODAY AS MAX
TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S OVER MUCH OF
IOWA. THE SULTRY TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH THE HIGH DEWPOINTS
WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES OVER CENTRAL
TO SOUTHERN IOWA. A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE
STATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AND BRING SOME RELIEF TO THE
MUGGY WEATHER. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN
IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY
EVENING.

MUCH COOLER WEATHER IS IN STORE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THE REST OF THE
WORK WEEK. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE FORECAST TO RETURN BY THURSDAY
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

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KLP



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