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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °FRising Temperatures

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °FRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 66 by 2pm. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 78 by 5am. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 63 by 5pm. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 57 by 11pm, then rising to around 66 during the remainder of the night. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
7:26 am CDT May 28, 2015
8am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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