Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south southwest wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:18 am CDT May 26, 2016
4am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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