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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

41°F

5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 29 Apr 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 2am, then rain likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  High near 49. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely before 8pm, then rain likely after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Chance Rain
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before 2am, then rain likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. High near 49. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely before 8pm, then rain likely after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 40. East southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 49. Windy, with a west wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.65°N 93.74°W
8:48 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
11pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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