Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
445 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

WARM OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY HAS CAUSED FOG TO
DEVELOP OVER THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. PATCHY DENSE FOG WAS
LOCATED OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN IOWA. TEMPERATURES WERE HOLDING
IN THE UPPER 60S TO NEAR 70 WITH LIGHT WINDS. PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY SKIES REMAINED OVER THE AREA.

A BOUNDARY OVER SOUTHERN IOWA WILL MOVE LITTLE THIS AFTERNOON.
MOST OF IOWA WILL WARM INTO THE 80S TO LOWER 90S THIS AFTERNOON
AND RATHER HUMID CONDITIONS. A FEW SHOWERS OR ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND FAR NORTHERN
IOWA THIS MORNING. STRONGER WINDS ALOFT AND AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL CAUSE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO REDEVELOP
ACROSS NEBRASKA BY EARLY AFTERNOON AND THEN MOVE INTO WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN IOWA THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. THERE WILL
BE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME SEVERE STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
OVER SOUTHERN IOWA...NORTHERN MISSOURI...ILLINOIS AND AREAS EAST
AS THE UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND COOL FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE
REGION. BY SUNDAY A COOLER AIRMASS AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN
MOVING SOUTH ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES AREA. THIS
WILL ALLOW FOR PLEASANT WEATHER TO RETURN TO THE STATE BY SUNDAY
AND REMAIN FOR MOST OF NEXT WEEK. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 70S TO NEAR
80 WITH LOWS IN THE 50S AND LOWER 60S. LITTLE IF ANY PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA NEXT WEEK AS NORTHWEST FLOW WILL BE THE
DRIVING FORCE BEHIND MOST OF THE WEEKS WEATHER.

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