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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. on Saturday

Another Pacific system will impact the West Coast today. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. Strong winds and heavy elevation snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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2 Miles SSE Forest City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Areas Freezing Drizzle

Areas
Freezing Drizzle

Low: 30 °F

Sunday

Areas Freezing Drizzle Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Areas
Freezing Drizzle

High: 38 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 35 °F

Monday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 39 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 33 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 24 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Wednesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A chance of freezing drizzle after 9pm. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 30. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Sunday Areas of freezing drizzle before 10am, then areas of drizzle between 10am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Night Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Monday Rain. High near 39. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
  • Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
  • Friday A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.