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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Light Unknown Precip

39°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona IA
 41.65°N 93.48°W
1:03 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
2am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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