Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
517 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED OVER THE SOUTHWEST HALF OF IOWA
OVERNIGHT. SOME OF THE STORMS WERE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH HAIL UP
TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE REPORTED IN DE SOTO...AND QUARTER SIZED HAIL
OVER SOUTHERN DES MOINES...INCLUDING AT THE AIRPORT. FARTHER NORTH
AND EAST SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLEAR WITH PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURES
HEADING TOWARD DAYBREAK WERE IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S WITH LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS.

THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL CHANGE LITTLE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH VERY
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS AND INTERMITTENT CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING HOURS. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE MIDDLE 80S TO LOWER 90S
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH PEAK AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES REACHING 100 OR
GREATER FROM CENTRAL IOWA SOUTH AND WEST. ALTHOUGH TEMPERATURES
AND HUMIDITY LEVELS MAY LOWER SLIGHTLY FROM THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT
WEEK...CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST. SOME OF
THESE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINS FROM TODAY RIGHT ON INTO NEXT WEEK.

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