• Clouds and A Couple Raindrops

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 71 Precip: 0.03″ Average High Today: 85 Record High Today: 109 (1934) Low: 50 (1904) Sunrise: 6:16 Sunset: 8:23

    U.S. High Temperature for Thursday, August 7, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT August 8)
    115 at Death Valley, CA

    Low Temperature for Thursday, August 7, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT August 8)
    36 at Bellemont, AZ
    36 at Chemult, OR

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1934: A summer of record breaking heat continued as the temperature rose all the way to 115 F at Ottumwa establishing an all-time Iowa August record that would be matched the following day. Other high temperatures included 114 F at Knoxville, 113 F at Albia and Guthrie Center, 112 F at Fairfield and Winterset, and 109 F at Des Moines.

    1904: Unseasonably cool weather resulted in a light frost being reported in low-lying areas around Atlantic, Britt, Forest City, and Hampton. Morning low temperatures included 39 F at Atlantic, Charles City, Cresco, Decorah, and Iowa Falls, 38 F at Maquoketa, 36 F at Audubon and Fayette, and 35 F at Earlham.

    Your KCWI-23HD Great Day 7-Day Forecast:

    Today: Cloudy… an isolated shower or storm possible… 78. Southeast winds 5-15 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy… 64. SE 5-15.

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy… 79. SE 5-15.

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy… 81.

    Monday: A 20% chance of storms… mostly cloudy… 81.

    Tuesday thru Thursday: Partly to mostly cloudy… highs 80 to 81 degrees.

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