Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
525 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE STATE THIS AFTERNOON
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LATE AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S NORTHWEST TO THE
MIDDLE AND UPPER 80S SOUTHEAST. WINDS WERE MAINLY LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. HEAT INDICES WERE IN THE 90S TO THE SOUTHEAST AND MIDDLE
AND UPPER 80S NORTHWEST.

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY STRETCHED ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS OF KANSAS
AND MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THIS BOUNDARY. THIS BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED TO HOVER FROM NORTHERN
MISSOURI INTO SOUTHERN IOWA. THIS BOUNDARY WILL LIKELY BE THE
FOCUS FOR MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA
SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES BY SATURDAY
EVENING WILL LIKELY BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S ACROSS THE REGION.
WINDS WILL BE FROM THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

EXPECT THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY. HEAT
INDEX VALUES WILL LIKELY BE IN THE MID 90S TO LOW TRIPLE DIGITS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MID 80S TO LOW
90S. TUESDAY WILL BE THE WARMEST DAY WITH HIGHS MAKING IT INTO
THE MID 90S FOR MANY LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.
THERE ARE CHANCES FOR PERIODIC SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS
THROUGHOUT THIS TIME PERIOD. WEDNESDAY WILL BRING THE BEST CHANCE
FOR MORE WIDESPREAD RAIN AS A COLD FRONT WILL BRING COOLER WEATHER
AND STORM CHANCES TO THE REGION.

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