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National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa
625 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 29 2014

issued at 310 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 29 2014

High pressure extending from Saskatchewan into la will move
little over the next few days. A few weak disturbances will move
through the area later in the week. The high will move east of the
area sun and Monday.


Short term /tonight/...
issued at 310 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 29 2014

Surface high pressure and upper level northwest flow will
continue and allow for winds to become light and variable. Cloud
cover is mainly sunshine driven and should diminish past 00z.
Hence...expecting another radiational cooling night and went
slightly below guidance for low temperatures. This resulted in
lowering temperatures a degree or two across the forecast area.

Long term /Wednesday through Tuesday/...
issued at 310 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 29 2014

A cool and quiet period is on tap as high pressure dominates the
area for the most part. The exception will be a few minor upper
level disturbances racing southeast in the flow. The strongest one
will past east of Iowa on Friday and may spread some shower activity
into the eastern half of the state.

High pressure will move east early next week with a return flow of
moisture. The chance for moving into the area. Sunday night and
Monday will bring a chance over the northeast half...with more
widespread rain expected Tuesday. Temperatures will warm...but not much more
than warming up to normal for early Aug.


issued at 624 PM CDT Tuesday Jul 29 2014

Widespread VFR conditions are forecast for the duration of the
forecast period with clear skies overnight as cumulus field
dissipates with loss of daytime heating. Winds will become light
and variable overnight as well with weak pressure gradient. Cumulus
field will form once again on Wednesday but remain VFR should any
ceilings form.


Dmx watches/warnings/advisories...none.



Synopsis...MS Jul 14
short term...podrazik
long term...MS Jul 14

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