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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 70. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:26 am CDT May 28, 2015
2pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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