Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1043 AM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE THIS
MORNING...WITH SOME CLOUD COVER MOVING ACROSS THE CENTRAL PART OF
THE STATE AND CLOUD COVER INCREASING OVER THE NORTHWEST PART OF
THE STATE. SOUTH WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH WERE WIDESPREAD...CONTINUING
TO BRING IN MORE HUMID AIR. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 60S
TO MID 70S THROUGH MID TO LATE MORNING. CURRENT TEMPERATURES RANGE
FROM THE UPPER 70S ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL IOWA TO LOW 80S
ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PLAINS TODAY...BRINGING WITH IT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE DAKOTAS AND
MINNESOTA. AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM...AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE HOT AND
HUMID CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL SOAR INTO THE LOW TO MID 90S
MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S...RESULTING IN
HEAT INDEX VALUES OVER 100 DEGREES. TUESDAY IS EXPECTED TO BE THE
WARMEST DAY WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES AS HIGH AS 110 DEGREES EXPECTED
IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA.

A COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE ACROSS THE STATE LATE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...BRINGING BACK BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR JULY AND
LOWER DEWPOINTS. HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE UPPER
70S TO LOW 80S COME WEDNESDAY AND THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

THE BEST CHANCE OF RAINFALL THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WILL BE ACROSS
NORTHERN IOWA AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS. AFTER THAT
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAINFALL WILL OCCUR FRIDAY AND INTO SATURDAY.


CURTIS

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