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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms through Wednesday evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 60 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Thunderstorms

High: 71 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 47 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 50 °F

Friday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 53 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 42 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 71. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 50. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a west northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.