Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 31 May 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 81. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light west northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 81. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Light west northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
3:58 pm CDT May 31, 2016
5pm CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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