Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1030 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

PORTIONS OF IOWA WERE GREETED WITH SOME STRONG THUNDERSTORMS THIS
MORNING. QUARTER SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY JUST
BEFORE 7 AM. PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH WERE ALSO
REPORTED WITH SOME STORMS IN DALLAS COUNTY AND ALSO IN WAPELLO
COUNTY. ELSEWHERE...IT WAS MILD AND HUMID. NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE GENERALLY IN THE LOW TO MID 60S ACROSS
THE REGION. TODAY...DES MOINES RECORDED A LOW OF 79
DEGREES...WATERLOO HAD A LOW OF 76...AND MADISON...WISCONSIN
RECORDED A LOW OF 74 DEGREES. MORNING WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH
TO SOUTHEAST AT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA AND
POINTS SOUTH...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. HIGH
TEMPERATURES SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 WILL LIKELY REACH THE LOW TO
MID 90S. WITH DEWPOINTS EXPECTED TO BE IN THE MID 70S...HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL LIKELY BE IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE. THERE IS
ALSO A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER FOR THIS EVENING WHICH
EXTENDS FROM SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN IOWA INTO NORTHEASTERN
MISSOURI AND WESTERN ILLINOIS.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE DAKOTAS TONIGHT INTO
TOMORROW. THIS AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DOWN MUCH COOLER
AIR AND SNAP THIS MINI HEAT WAVE ACROSS THE REGION. HIGH
TEMPERATURES FOR THE REST OF THIS WEEK SHOULD BE IN THE 70S AND
LOW 80S ONCE AGAIN...WITH LOWS IN THE 50S AND 60S. THE NEXT BEST
CHANCE FOR RAIN AFTER TODAY APPEARS TO BE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

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