Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

IT WAS A FOGGY START TO THE DAY FOR MANY ACROSS IOWA. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE PASSED THROUGH IOWA AND INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
OVERNIGHT. THIS HELPED CLEAR SKIES AND CALM WINDS PREVAIL ACROSS
MUCH OF IOWA AND MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST. WITH THE CLEAR
SKIES...TEMPERATURES FELL TO A RANGE FROM THE MID 40S TO THE MID
50S. WITH THE ABUNDANT MOISTURE STILL IN THE GROUND FROM THE
RAINFALL EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK OR TWO...FOR EASILY FORMED IN
MANY LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY OPEN VALLEYS...THIS MORNING. THIS
MORNING...DES MOINES HAD A LOW OF 57...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF
43...AND SIOUX CITY HAD A LOW OF 56 DEGREES.

EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY. WITH THE AFOREMENTIONED AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVING EAST
OF THE REGION...WINDS WILL BE SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHEASTERLY. HIGHS
WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION
TODAY WHICH IS A FEW DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

HEADING INTO THIS WEEKEND...STORM CHANCES RETURN AS THE SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL BRING WARMER...AND MORE MOIST AIR TO THE REGION FROM
THE SOUTH. TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY WILL MAKE IT INTO THE LOW TO
MID 80S AND STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP
DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON TO EVENING HOURS. SUNDAY INTO TUESDAY OF
NEXT WEEK SHOULD BE QUIETER AND COOLER...ESPECIALLY STARTING ON
MONDAY...AS HIGHS SHOULD DROP BACK DOWN TO THE 60S AND LOW TO MID
70S. RAIN CHANCES MAY BE RETURNING TOWARDS THE LATER STAGES OF
NEXT WEEK.

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