Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 172232
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
532 PM CDT Wed Aug 17 2016
Scattered cumulus clouds developed over much of Iowa this
afternoon with the thickest clouds over east central and southeast
Iowa, where a few showers and thunderstorms could also be found.
Highs topped out in the mid to upper 80s with a light southerly
wind of 5 to 10 mph.
The clouds and few showers over Iowa will dissipate with the
setting sun, with a calm and clear night in store. Thursday will
feature highs in the upper 80s to low 90s and heat index values
nearing 100 degrees. Heavy rainfall, along with the potential for
strong to severe thunderstorms exists for Friday afternoon into
Saturday morning as a cold front will be pushing across Iowa.
Temperatures for this weekend and beyond will be in the 70s across
Iowa, and conditions should be dry.