Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
440 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES COVERED THE STATE AND MUCH OF THE
UPPER MIDWEST THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES AT LATE AFTERNOON
RANGED FROM 82 AT THE QUAD CITIES TO 73 DEGREES AT COUNCIL BLUFFS
AND CRESTON. WINDS WERE VARIABLE IN DIRECTION AND AVERAGING LESS
THAN 10 MPH.

HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS
EVENING. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY STRETCHED ACROSS NORTHERN KANSAS
EASTWARD THROUGH NORTHERN MISSOURI AND INTO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS.
THIS BOUNDARY WAS THE FOCUS FOR SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THROUGH NORTHERN KANSAS
AND INTO WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI.

THIS BOUNDARY IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY LIFT NORTH TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY PRODUCING INCREASED CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION IN IOWA
AND NEARBY STATES. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN MILD REMAINING NEAR
OR SLIGHTLY BELOW THE SEASONAL AVERAGES.


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