Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1055 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

IT WAS A QUIET START TO THE MORNING ACROSS MOST OF THE REGION.
THERE WAS SOME FOG REPORTED ACROSS PARTS OF MINNESOTA AND
IOWA...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA...BUT OTHERWISE SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY. MORNING
TEMPERATURES WERE AROUND 5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. DES MOINES HAD A
LOW OF 71 DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 66...AND
ROCHESTER...MINNESOTA HAD A LOW OF 69 DEGREES. WINDS WERE LIGHT
AND VARIABLE FOR MUCH OF THE MORNING.

A BOUNDARY LOCATED OVER NORTHERN MISSOURI WILL BE A LARGE DRIVER
IN THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL ACROSS IOWA TODAY. THE BOUNDARY IS
SLATED TO BARELY CREEP INTO SOUTHERN IOWA...WHICH WOULD PLACE
SEVERE WEATHER SOUTH OF THE INDIANOLA AREA. THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT IS THE GREATEST ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS. TEMPERATURES TODAY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 SHOULD BE IN THE MID 80S TO LOW 90S. HIGHS
IN MINNESOTA THROUGH NORTHERN IOWA WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW
80S. WINDS WILL BE IN THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE.

FOR SUNDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA EARLY...WHICH
WILL DRY OUT IOWA AND LOCATIONS TO THE WEST. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
IN THE LOW TO MID 70S NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE
LOW TO MID 80S SOUTH OF I 80.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST FOR
THE REST OF THE WEEK. THIS WILL KEEP PRECIPITATION CHANCES TO A
MINIMUM THROUGH THURSDAY AND WILL KEEP AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN
THE 70S TO LOW 80S. MORNING TEMPERATURES WILL BE DROPPING DOWN TO
THE 50S AND 60S FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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