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On this day in Iowa weather history...

1950: Unseasonably cool weather sent the temperature plummeting down to 30 F at Britt and Sibley tying the all-time Iowa August record which in previous years had been set a full ten days later on the 30th. At Des Moines the temperature reached 40 F tying the August record at that location. Other low temperatures around the state included 31 F at Decorah, 32 F at Clarion and Saratoga, and 33 F at Atlantic, Inwood, Sheldon, and Waterloo.

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