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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 47 °FRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Temperature falling to around 60 by 5pm. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 65 by 9am, then falling to around 52 during the remainder of the day. Northeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a temperature falling to near 47 by 8pm, then rising to around 63 during the remainder of the night. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.65°N 93.74°W
4:26 am CDT May 29, 2015
8am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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