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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the central Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely.  Low around 44. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 54. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Low around 44. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 7 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 54. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.65°N 93.74°W
7:19 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
7am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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