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Severe thunderstorms possible this evening and tonight

Large hail and damaging winds may occur from eastern Montana into North Dakota. Strong storms are also possible over the southern mid-Atlantic states. Hot weather continues across the southern Plains to Arizona.
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Fort Dodge IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 62 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 69 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 84 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 63 °F

Sunday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 77 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 75 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.