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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from mid-South to Upstate New York on Tuesday

Thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of a cold front from the Tennessee Valley to Upstate New York on Tuesday. The storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to isolated flash flooding.
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Ottumwa IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 81 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 61 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 72 °F

Thursday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 90 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 76 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 57 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Thursday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 74.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 74.