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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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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

60°F

16°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.65°N 93.74°W
3:41 am CDT Jul 3, 2015
6am CDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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