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Slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects a slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday. Isolated reports of severe weather are possible in the Southeast and the Mississippi Valley. However, the greatest area of concern will be from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. The primary threat for all areas will be large hail and damaging winds.
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A Few Clouds

68°F

20°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 31 Mar 7:54 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°N Lon: 93.67°W Elev: 955ft.

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Periods of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Low around 53. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 23 mph becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
Last Update: 6:41 pm CDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 7, 2015
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