Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
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Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
448 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016
After the showers and thunderstorms that rolled through Iowa
Wednesday morning, conditions dried out for Wednesday morning.
Sunshine even return to much of Iowa, helping temperatures rise
into the upper 70s to low 80s. At 4 pm...the temperature in Des
Moines was 78, it was 79 in Waterloo, and Estherville had a
temperature of 81. Winds were from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
There may be another round of storms through Thursday morning,
primarily south, but the better threat for widespread
thunderstorms will be Thursday afternoon and night. Large hail,
damaging winds, and tornadoes will all be threats with the
Thursday storms. Thursday afternoon temperatures will be on the
warm side, with highs reaching the low to upper 80s. With dewpointvalues
in the upper 60s to low 70s, heat index values will close in on 90
The unsettled weather pattern will continue on
Friday, and into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures should
stay on the warm side, with highs ranging from the low to mid 80s
on Thursday, with 70s and 80s into the weekend. Rain chances
should diminish towards early next week.