Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
507 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

SUNNY SKIES COVERED THE STATE AND MOST OF THE UPPER MIDWEST.
TEMPERATURES ACROSS IOWA AT LATE AFTERNOON RANGED FROM 90 DEGREES
AT RED OAK AND SHENANDOAH TO 79 DEGREES AT DECORAH. WIND WAS
GENERALLY NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 15 MPH EXCEPT IN EASTERN IOWA WHERE
WIND SPEEDS RANGED FROM 15 TO 25 MPH.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS DAYTIME HEATING COMBINES WITH THE FRONT
ACROSS THE SOUTH. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MIDWEST WILL BE REPLACED
BY A COLD FRONT POSITIONED ACROSS THE DAKOTAS...MINNESOTA AND
WISCONSIN.

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL HOVER IN THE LOW TO MID 80S ACROSS THE
NORTH AND MID TO UPPER 80S ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
THE STATE. MORE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE STATE THIS
WEEKEND...WITH THE BEST CHANCES SATURDAY OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS
A SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE PATTERN
STAYS ACTIVE THROUGH NEXT WEEK AS STORM CHANCES LINGER OVER
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF IOWA EARLY NEXT WEEK. A NEARLY
STATIONARY BOUNDARY WILL LINGER OVER NORTHERN MISSOURI AND IOWA
WITH WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS THROUGH TUESDAY AND PERIODS OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


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