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Developing storm will spread rain across eastern U.S.; thunderstorms in the Southeast

A storm system developing in the South will move up the Mississippi River Valley on Sunday bringing rainfall to much of the eastern U.S., along with thunderstorms in the southeastern states. Some of the thunderstorms in the Southeast could produce large hail, damaging wind and heavy rain.
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Fort Dodge IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain

High: 52 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 23 °F

Monday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Chance
Snow

High: 27 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Flurries

Chance
Flurries

Low: 15 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 23 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 34 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 14 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight A chance of rain and snow before 2am, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance for flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a northwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Monday Night Scattered flurries before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Thanksgiving Day Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 26.