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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains and North Carolina

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Fri. afternoon & evening across parts of the central Plains, from northeastern CO across much of NE & northern KS into extreme western IA & northwestern MO. Large hail, damaging winds & isolated tornadoes are possible. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over much of NC, with locally-damaging winds as the main threat.
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7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 89 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind around 7 mph.
  • Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 85. Light east wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
  • Tuesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.