Iowa Fire Weather Zone 300

.DISCUSSION...
A DISTURBANCE WORKING ACROSS THE AREA WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...WHICH WILL DWINDLE FAIRLY QUICKLY DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON. BEHIND THE AREA OF PRECIPITATION...SKIES WILL CLEAR...AND WINDS WILL SHIFT TO A WESTERLY DIRECTION TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF FLUSHING OUT THE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT...AND MARK THE END OF NORMAL TO ABOVE TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY FOR QUITE A WHILE. IN FACT...MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK WILL FEATURE COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH DRY CONDITIONS. AFTER A VERY BREEZY DAY ON SUNDAY...AND LESSER NORTHERLY WINDS ON MONDAY...WINDS MUCH OF THE WEEK WILL BE LIGHT...AND QUITE VARIABLE BY MIDWEEK. NORTHERN LOESS HILLS AND FLOYD RIVER BASIN- 420 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014 .TODAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86. MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE. HOURS OF SUN........7 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2800 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 16000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.17 TO 0.21 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .TONIGHT... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61. MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. .SUNDAY... SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL 1300...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY. MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79. MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT. 20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 31 MPH. HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW. HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS. PRECIPITATION.......NONE. MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4100 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM). TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM). SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 88000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM). MAX GFDI INDEX......LOW. REF EVAPO TRANSP....0.23 TO 0.31 INCHES (20 INCH PLANT CANOPY). .FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH. .MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 80 TO 85. LIGHT WINDS. .THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60 TO 65. LIGHT WINDS. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 80 TO 85. EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
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