Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
557 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

CLOUDS DOMINATED THE SKIES OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL IOWA THIS
AFTERNOON WHILE SOME SUN COULD BE FOUND OVER THE EASTERN PARTS OF
IOWA. THE LARGE SWATH OF RAIN OVER WESTERN IOWA LATE THIS MORNING
DISSIPATED DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH ONLY A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS
REMAINING BY THE LATE AFTERNOON. THE CLOUDS KEPT TEMPERATURES
SEASONABLE COOL WITH READINGS TOPPING OUT IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.
WINDS WERE FROM THE EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. A WARM FRONT PIVOTING AROUND A LOW
IN NEBRASKA WILL GENERATE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY WITH THE BEST THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN OVER THE
CENTRAL MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY THROUGH THE NORTHERN HALF OF IOWA ON
THURSDAY. THE ASSOCIATED UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WONT PUSH OUT OF THE
REGION UNTIL LATE FRIDAY...LEADING TO A CONTINUED THREAT OF
SHOWERS AND STORMS FOR THE REGION UNTIL THEN. SATURDAY SHOULD
PRESENT A BRIEF BREAK IN THE STORMY WEATHER BEFORE A POTENT SYSTEM
APPROACHES FOR SUNDAY THAT COULD IGNITE SEVERE WEATHER DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANOTHER DAY OF SEASONABLY COOL WEATHER IS
IN STORE FOR THURSDAY BEFORE A WARM UP FOR FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND.

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