Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
410 AM CDT FRI AUG 15 2014

CLOUDS HAVE OVERSPREAD THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST. A BAND OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAS DEVELOPED OVER WESTERN IOWA
EARLY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE MID 50S IN EASTERN
IOWA AND THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN IOWA.
WINDS ARE LIGHT FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL DRIFT EAST TODAY.
INCREASING WARM AIR ALOFT IS BEING LIFTED ALONG A BOUNDARY AND
CREATING A BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM EASTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA TO WEST CENTRAL IOWA. THE BAND WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE
AREA THROUGH THE DAY...WEAKENING SOMEWHAT BY LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...THE CENTRAL PLAINS LOW WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE TOWARD SOUTHERN IOWA THIS EVENING WITH INCREASING SOUTHWEST
WINDS TRANSPORTING MORE MOISTURE OVER THE REGION THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO FORM OVER
NEBRASKA AND KANSAS...MOVING NORTHEAST INTO IOWA AND NORTHERN
MISSOURI THIS EVENING. THERE MAY BE A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL LATE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE
SOUTH AND INTO MISSOURI. CLOUDS AND RAIN WILL KEEP HIGHS TODAY IN
THE 70S TO NEAR 80S IN IOWA WITH UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S IN KANSAS.
TONIGHT LOWS WILL DROP INTO THE 60S TO LOWER 70S OVER THE REGION.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM TIME TO TIME OVER THE
WEEKEND AS THE LOW PULLS SLOWLY EAST OF THE REGION. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE HELD BACK IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S FOR THE WEEKEND. NEXT
WEEK WILL SEE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY
AND TUESDAY WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
PERIOD. HIGHS WILL WARM INTO THE 80S TO LOWER 90S WITH LOWS IN THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S BY MID TO END OF NEXT WEEK.

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