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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains and Midwest, from West Texas and southeastern New Mexico across the Oklahoma Panhandle and central Kansas and into northern Missouri, southern Iowa and west-central Illinois. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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.

Light Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 4 May 5:54 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Low around 61. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy. 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 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
6:12 pm CDT May 4, 2015
7pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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