Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
455 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014


AMPLE CLOUD COVER ACROSS IOWA KEPT HIGH TEMPERATURES A BIT SUBDUED
THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 70S ACROSS MOST
OF THE STATE AND UP TO THE UPPER 80S IN THE SOUTHWESTERN AREAS.
SOUTH WINDS FROM 10 TO 20 MPH BROUGHT BACK HUMID AIR...MAKING
THINGS ESPECIALLY UNCOMFORTABLE IN THE SOUTHWEST WHERE DEWPOINTS
SOARED BACK INTO THE LOW TO MID 70S. THE EASTERN PARTS OF IOWA
WERE GENERALLY SPARED FROM THE WARM HUMID CONDITIONS AS CLOUD
COVER LINGERED FROM THE OVERNIGHT AND MORNING RAINS. CURRENTLY
TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM THE THE LOW TO MID 70S IN THE NORTHEAST TO
THE LOW 90S IN THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST WHERE HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
AS HIGH AS 105 TO 110 DEGREES.

THERE WILL BE ONE MORE WARM AND HUMID DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE
THINGS COOL OFF ONCE AGAIN WITH THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT CURRENTLY SITS IN THE CANADIAN PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN.
HIGHS SATURDAY WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 80S ACROSS THE NORTHERN
HALF OF IOWA UP TO THE LOW 90S IN THE SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTNER
PORTIONS. DEW POINTS IN THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE WILL BE IN
THE LOW TO MID 70S...MAKING IT UNCOMFORTABLE WITH HEAT INDEX
VALUES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S AND POSSIBLY 100 IN AREAS.

BEGINNING SUNDAY AND FOR THE FOLLOWING FEW DAYS...TEMPERATURES
WILL BE MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO LOW
80S EXPECTED ACROSS THE STATE. CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION ARE
MINIMAL THROUGH MID WEEK.

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CURTIS



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