Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
516 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THIS AFTERNOON CLOUD COVER DOMINATED THE STATE AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM SAT OVER THE REGION...NORTHWEST OF IOWA. WIDE SPREAD
PRECIPITATION WORKED ITS WAY ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH THE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON...BEFORE MOSTLY DISSIPATING BY MID
AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES BY EARLY EVENING HAD ONLY REACHED THE LOW
TO MID 70S FOR MUCH OF THE STATE. IN SOUTHWESTERN
IOWA...TEMPERATURES CLIMBED INTO THE LOW 80S BY EARLY EVENING
THANKS TO THINED OUT CLOUD COVER. CURRENTLY TEMPERATURES HAVE NOT
CHANGED MUCH WITH MANY IN THE LOW TO MID 70S AND LOW 80S ACROSS
SOUTHWESTERN IOWA. PRECIPITATION REMAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN IOWA. ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA THE
PRECIPITATION IS SCATTERED...WHILE SOUTHEASTERN IOWA IS ON THE
EDGE OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT ARE PRIMARILY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSOURI
AND WESTERN ILLINOIS.

FOR THE REST OF THE EVENING...CHANCES OF PRECIPITATION
REMAIN...PRIMARILY ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN IOWA. ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT FORM ACROSS THE STATE ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE
SEVERE. PRECIPITATION TOTALS SHOULD REMAIN UNDER A QUARTER OF AN
INCH...HOWEVER LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THUNDERSTORMS MAY
EXCEED THAT AMOUNT. OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
REALTIVELY WARM...IN THE UPPER 60S AND LOW 70S DUE TO ALL OF THE
RECENT PRECIPITATION...HIGH DEW POINTS...AND CLOUD COVER.

SCATTERED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES CONTINUE FOR MOST OF
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. NOT AS MUCH RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL
TOMORROW HOWEVER...AS TOTALS SHOULD BE IN THE TENTH TO QUARTER OF
AN INCH RANGE. TEMPERATURES HEADING INTO THIS WEEKEND SHOULD BE IN
THE 70S TO LOW 80S FOR MOST OF THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

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