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    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 77 Precip: 0″ Average High Today: 86 Record High Today: 104 (1936) Low: 49 (1911) Sunrise: 5:56 Sunset: 8:45

    U.S. High Temperature for Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT July 17)
    120 at Death Valley, CA

    Low Temperature for Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT July 17)
    35 at Brimson, MN

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1936: The hottest month on record in Iowa continued as the temperature reached 104 F at Des Moines making it a record 15th consecutive day of triple-digit heat. The next-longest such streak is only 8 days which occurred in July of 1934. Other high temperatures reported around the state on this day included 109 F at Atlantic, 110 F at Onawa, and 111 F at Denison, Logan, and Rock Rapids.

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

    Today thru Saturday: Partly cloudy… highs in the low-80′s. Light winds.

    Sunday: Muggy… high near 85.

    Monday: Isolated storms possible… 88.

    Tuesday: 40% chance of storms… 89.

    Wednesday: 30% chance of storms… 87.

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