Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
451 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THIS AFTERNOON SAW TEMPERATURES AND DEWPOINTS MUCH MORE
COMFORTABLE THAN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS. WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
COLD FRONT LAST NIGHT AND THE INCOMING HIGH
PRESSURE...TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WERE IN THE UPPER 70S AND
LOW 80S WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 50S AND LOW 60S. WINDS
CONTINUED TO BE OUT OF THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST FROM 5 TO 10 MPH
KEEPING IT VERY ENJOYABLE OUTSIDE. CURRENTLY TEMPERATURES ARE
WARMEST IN THE SOUTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE STATE WHERE CLOUD COVER
WAS MINIMAL AND ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO REACH THE LOW TO MID 80S.
THE REMAINDER OF THE STATE IS PREDOMINANTLY HOVERING AROUND 80
DEGREES FOR HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

WINDS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY AND INTO THURSDAY WILL
BEGIN TO SHIFT TO THE SOUTH AS THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM PASSES BY
TO THE NORTH...BRINGING IN HIGHER DEW POINTS AND TEMPERATURES
COME FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES AND DEW POINTS WILL REMAIN COMFORTABLE
FOR THURSDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S AND LOW 80S. FRIDAY WILL
BE A BIT MORE UNCOMFORTABLE FOR THOSE IN THE SOUTHWESTERN THIRD OF
IOWA AS HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE LOW 90S THERE.
DEW POINTS BY FRIDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE BACK INTO THE 70S FOR MUCH
OF THE STATE AS WELL. BY SATURDAY WINDS WILL SHIFT BACK OUT OF
THE NORTH AS ANOTHER SYSTEM PASSES AND WILL BRING BACK HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S FOR THE STATE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AFTER THE BRIEF
WARM UP ON THURSDAY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
REMAINS LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY.

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CURTIS


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