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This post was written by Schnack on July 1, 2013
UPDATED at 4:20 PM
Tonight: Mostly clear. Low: 55-59. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High: 77-79. Wind: NE 10-15 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Low: 57-61. Wind: E 5-10 mph.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 70s.
Independence Day: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 70s.
Friday: Partly cloudy. High: low 80s.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. High: mid 80s.
Sunday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid 80s.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: low 80s.
It has been another beautiful day in the books. The afternoon satellite image shows plenty of sunshine across Iowa.
The dry weather is forecast to continue through the weekend. There is just a slight chance of a shower/storm Wednesday and Thursday. Most areas are expected to be dry. The humidity level will slowly increase later this week and into the weekend…so will the temperatures. Highs will return to near normal readings in the mid 80s.
Here is a look at the normal for July:
The outlook, from the Climate Prediction Center, is near normal temperatures and precipitation for July.
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All time June record high temperature in the U.S. was set Sunday at Death Valley, CA with a high temperature of 129.
The 100 year anniversary of the world record high temperature of 134 degrees (July 10, 1913), also at Death Valley, is next week. Click here to learn more about this record.