Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1053 AM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

IT WAS A RAINY AND STORMY MORNING FOR THOSE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
80. AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STORMS PASSED THROUGH SOUTHERN IOWA AND
BROUGHT AROUND HALF AN INCH TO AN INCH OF RAINFALL ON AVERAGE. IN
NORTHERN IOWA...SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY THIS
MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE INFLUENCED THIS PART OF THE REGION.
NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE GENERALLY IN
THE MID 60S AND THIS MORNING/S LOWS ENDED UP BEING A SOLID 5 TO 10
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 74
DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 69...AND IT WAS 71 DEGREES IN
OMAHA...NEBRASKA. WINDS WERE GENERALLY LIGHT AND FROM THE NORTH.

A FRONTAL 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.

FOR SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY...EXPECT THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO
CONTINUE. 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. AS OF NOW...IT APPEARS 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
ON AND OFF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGHOUT THIS TIME
PERIOD. WEDNESDAY MAY 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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