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Chance of severe thunderstorms in the Plains on Friday

Scattered strong to severe storms will be possible from northeast Colorado and northwest Kansas into Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening, then overnight across portions of the central and northern Plains. Large hail and strong wind gusts will be the primary threats, although a tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Des Moines International Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Today

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 75 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 91 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 73 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 92 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. 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 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Tuesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.