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Severe weather expected across parts of central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, are expected from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota this evening and tonight. Also, widely scattered thunderstorms capable of hail and gusty winds will occur from north Texas into parts of Arkansas and southern Missouri. Thunderstorms are also expected in northern Florida and southern Georgia.
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A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.4 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 1 Apr 7:54 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°N Lon: 93.67°W Elev: 955ft.

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Des Moines International Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 54. Windy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
Last Update: 7:12 pm CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2015
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