Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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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.

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 4 May 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.52°N 93.6°W
6:57 am CDT May 4, 2016
7am CDT May 4, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016
 
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