Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
518 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON HAD INTENSIFIED TO THUNDERSTORMS FROM CENTRAL INTO
EASTERN IOWA LATE THIS AFTERNOON. LATE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WERE
IN THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 70S ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE STATE
TO THE LOWER 90S OVER THE SOUTH. WINDS WERE MORE NORTHWESTERLY
OVER THE NORTHWEST COUNTIES TO MORE SOUTHERLY TO THE SOUTHEAST.
WIND SPEEDS WERE GENERALLY 10 TO 15 MPH WITH STRONGER GUSTS.

A COLD FRONT FRONT STRETCHES FROM NORTHERN MINNESOTA INTO
NORTHWEST IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA. MEANWHILE...A WARM STRETCHES
FROM A LOW IN EASTERN NEBRASKA ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA AND NORTHERN
ILLINOIS. EXPECT THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT ALONG THESE BOUNDARIES.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE REDEVELOPING TOWARD THIS EVENING AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AS THE
COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND LAST INTO
THURSDAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE 80S ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY. A
MORE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL THEN GRADUALLY RETURN...WITH
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES AGAIN IN THE FORECAST BY THIS WEEKEND.

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