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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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4 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 61 °F

Wednesday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Heavy
Rain

High: 73 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 61 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 71 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 49 °F

Friday

Windy

Windy

High: 58 °F

Friday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 56 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 56.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.