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A Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms into Tonight

Severe thunderstorms may develop and move southeastward this evening and tonight across parts of the north-central Plains and Upper Midwest, offering damaging wind, severe hail and the risk of a few tornadoes. A few thunderstorms may drop hail and damaging gusts near severe levels in New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

87°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 1 Aug 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.65°N 93.74°W
4:56 pm CDT Aug 1, 2015
5pm CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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