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More Heat, Humidity, & Storms Friday 08/28/14
Updated: Thursday, August 28 @ 5:45 p.m.
The heaviest rain has moved out to the east, but some scattered showers and storms are still possible Thursday night. Overnight lows will be in the mid 60s.
Friday stays mostly cloudy, but will be dry through the morning and early afternoon. Both the heat and humidity will increase tomorrow as a warm front moves through the state. Afternoon highs will be in the low 80s. By late afternoon, more storms will develop and continue into the evening. The storms could affect some high school football games, especially north of Highway 20 where storms are expected to be the strongest.
Friday night's storms will carry over into early Saturday morning, but the rain will likely only affect the college football tailgaters. Both Iowa and Iowa State begin their football seasons with home games starting at 11:00 a.m. Conditions will be partly cloudy and dry at kick off with temperatures in the mid 70s. Highs will be in the low 80s Saturday afternoon.
Chief Meteorologist Corey Christiansen
Weather FIRST Forecast Team
CEDAR RAPIDS ALMANAC for August 28
Normal High: 80 Normal Low: 59
Record High: 96 (2013) Record Low: 40 (1986)
Sunrise: 6:28 am Sunset: 7:47 pm
Monthly Precip. (Broadcast Park): 1.44"
Monthly Precip. (Airport): 1.54"