Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

7°C

45°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1017.6 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 3 May 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning until May 7, 07:00pm
Flood Warning until May 5, 07:00am
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    Flood Warning until May 7, 07:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 5, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
1:11 am CDT May 3, 2016
2am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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