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Mix of precipitation forecast for much of eastern, southern U.S.

A system moving across the Great Lakes will bring a mix of precipitation from the southern Plains to New England on Tuesday. Rain is forecast from TX across the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain, sleet and/or mixed precipitation from the Midwest across the Ohio Valley and Central Appalachians. Snow is forecast from the northern Plains across the Great Lakes into New England.
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2 Miles SSE Forest City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

High: 29 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Blowing Snow

Blowing
Snow

Low: 1 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 11 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -8 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 17 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 12 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 37 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow and freezing drizzle likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of snow between 2pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tonight Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.