Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1139 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

STRONG MORNING THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT A LOT OF RAIN TO PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL IOWA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES
WERE REPORTED ACROSS POLK AND DALLAS COUNTIES. THERE WAS EVEN A
REPORT OF 4.2 INCHES OF RAIN IN STATE CENTER IN MARSHALL COUNTY.
HEAVY RAIN WAS ALSO REPORTED UP IN WESTERN WISCONSIN NEAR THE
MINNESOTA WISCONSIN BORDER AND INTERSTATE 94. THERE WAS ONE REPORT
OF OVER SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN IN ST. CROIX COUNTY IN WISCONSIN AND
MANY REPORTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. WITH THE
CLOUDS AND ADDED MOISTURE...OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES DID NOT FALL
VERY MUCH AND BOTTOMED OUT IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. DES MOINES
HAD A 7 AM LOW OF 76...WATERLOO HAD A 7 AM LOW OF 71...AND THE LOW
IN OMAHA...NEBRASKA...WAS 73 DEGREES. WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH AT
AROUND 7 TO 13 MPH.

FOR THE REST OF TODAY...MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE AS A COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
REST OF IOWA. THE GREATEST THREAT OF ANY STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS LOOKS TO BE EAST OF INTERSTATE 35 AND SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 80...IN SOUTHEASTERN IOWA. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL
LIKELY BE IN THE LOW TO UPPER 70S NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...AND IN
THE LOW TO MID 80S IN SOUTHEASTERN IOWA. WINDS AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH. WINDS
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 10 TO
20 MPH...DECREASING AT SUNSET.

BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...TEMPERATURES WILL DECREASE AGAIN...WITH
HIGHS MAKING IT BACK DOWN TO THE MID TO UPPER 70S AND LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO MID 60S FOR TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. STORM CHANCES
MAY POP INTO SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTHERN IOWA TO NORTHEASTERN
KANSAS ON WEDNESDAY. OTHERWISE...STORM CHANCES ARE SPOTTY INTO
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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