Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA
AWUS83 KDMX 302153
Weather Summary for Iowa
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
453 PM CDT Tue Aug 30 2016
Tuesday afternoon...A cold front was starting to traverse across
Iowa. The passing of the cold front will bring much cooler and
drier air to the region, which will be in place for the rest of
the week. South of the cold front for Tuesday...Dewpoints were
still on the high side, as they reached the upper 60s to mid 70s.
Air temperatures were in the mid 70s to low 80s, placing heat
index values well into the 80s. There were a few isolated showers
and storms across parts of eastern and southern Iowa. Winds were
variable at 5 kts or less.
For the rest of this work-week, cooler and drier air will be in
place. Clouds will be hard to come across, and winds will be from
the north at around 5 mph. Afternoon temperatures should be in the
low to upper 70s, and overnight temperatures should be in the low
to upper 50s.
Clouds will increase heading into the weekend, and storms may
return towards Sunday and last into the middle of next week.
Temperatures will likely warm back into the 80s.