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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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Roland IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 17 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: -6 °F

Monday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 15 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 7 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 25 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 10 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 16 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -10 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Snow with areas of blowing snow. Steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow with areas of blowing snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Monday Increasing clouds, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -20. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -10.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 35.