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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Fort Dodge IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Clear

Clear

Low: -6 °F

Saturday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 20 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 14 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 28 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 6 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 27 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 22 °F

Tuesday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 3 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Clear, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -20. South wind 7 to 11 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 6 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Wind chill values as low as 5. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Monday Night A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.