Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1046 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

IT/S GOING TO BE HOT AND HUMID ACROSS THE REGION FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. ALONG WITH THE WARMER WEATHER WILL COME SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES AS WELL. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ROLLED
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING. MANY LOCATIONS UNDER
THESE STORMS RECEIVED UPWARDS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN THIS
MORNING. A FEW LOCATIONS RECEIVED EVEN MORE RAIN...A SPOTTER IN
CENTERVILLE REPORTED 2.24 INCHES AND GREENFIELD MEASURED 2.50
INCHES OF RAIN. WITH THE CLOUDS AND HIGHER DEWPOINT VALUES
PRESENT...TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING GENERALLY BOTTOMED OUT IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 70S...WITH NORTHWESTERN IOWA INTO THE DAKOTAS
BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MID 60S UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. WINDS WERE
MAINLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL
PREVAIL. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY DEVELOP ONCE
AGAIN DURING THE EVENING AROUND SUNSET.  TEMPERATURES FOR THIS
AFTERNOON WILL REACH THE LOW TO MID 90S FOR MUCH OF IOWA AND
LOCATIONS SOUTH. HIGHS WILL REMAIN IN THE LOW TO MID 80S FOR MUCH
OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN. WINDS WILL BE MAINLY FROM THE SOUTH
AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THIS CURRENT WEATHER PATTERN OF HOT...HUMID...WEATHER WITH ON AND
OFF SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL PERSIST INTO THIS WEEKEND. DAILY
HIGHS WILL LIKELY AVERAGE RANGING FROM THE IN THE MID 80S TO
MID 90S...DEPENDING ON SUNSHINE. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE
NEARING 100 DEGREES IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. SOME RELIEF IS
FORECAST EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A FRONT BRINGS SOMEWHAT COOLER AND
LESS HUMID AIR INTO THE REGION...BUT EVEN AFTERWARD RAIN CHANCES
WILL PERSIST AT INTERVALS.

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