Regional Weather Summary
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1053 AM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

After some early morning patchy dense fog across parts of southwest
into central Iowa, sunny skies became the norm for the state. Early
morning low temperatures were in the upper 50s northwest to the middle
60s south. By late morning, readings had warmed into the upper 70s and
lower 80s northwest to the middle 80s across the south. Southwest
winds were less than 10 mph. Heat indices were climbing and were in
the 80s to lower 90s by late morning.

A frontal boundary stretched from western Lake Superior into Iowa and
Kansas this morning. Temperatures will recover into the upper 80s to
lower 90s today. Active weather is forecast this evening through
Saturday evening. Storms are expected to increase over the south and
southwest building east northeast late tonight into Friday morning.
Another round of storms is expected Friday night into early Saturday
as an upper level system crosses the region. A much stronger upper
level system with strengthening upper level winds will cross the area
Saturday into Saturday evening. At this time the strongest system
will be Saturday with the potential for more organized severe weather
over the entire state. Along with the threat for strong storms...
afternoon highs will reach the lower 90s again Friday and Saturday. On
Sunday much cooler air will follow the strong system Saturday night
with a stretch of more comfortable temperatures and humidity expected
through Tuesday. Highs will fall to the 70s to lower 80s with lows in
the 50s and 60s.

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