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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Gradual Clearing

Gradual
Clearing

Low: 42 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 75 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 47 °F

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 72 °F

Saturday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 54 °F

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 67 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 55 °F

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 65 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
  • Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 56.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Polk County, IA