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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Indianola IASimilar City Names

Severe T-storm Watch until August 19, 01:00am
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    Severe T-storm Watch until August 19, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Indianola IASimilar City Names
 41.37°N 93.57°W
11:33 pm CDT Aug 18, 2017
12am CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2017
 
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