Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 180832
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
332 AM CDT Mon Jul 18 2016
Showers and thunderstorms moved across western and southwest Iowa
into central and south central Iowa during the over night hours.
The heaviest rain was falling over southwest Iowa. Bedford, in
Taylor County had reported 3.70 inches of rain. Otherwise, skies
were cloudy. Early morning readings were in the upper 50s
northwest to the upper 70s southeast. Outside of thunderstorm
activity, winds were light and variable.
A cold front stretched from the Great Lakes into central Iowa and
western Kansas early this morning. Thunderstorms will continue
throughout the early morning hours across parts of the upper
midwest...along the boundary. Additional thunderstorm chances are
forecast late Monday night into Tuesday across Iowa, southern
Minnesota, southern Wisconsin, and northern Illinois.
Hot and humid conditions are expected by the middle of the week
and continue into the early part of the weekend. The hottest days
look to be Thursday and Friday, where heat index values may reach