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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of showers. Low around 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 17 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.52°N 93.6°W
9:11 pm CDT May 28, 2015
10pm CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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