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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain from Great Lakes to Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat For Central/Southern U.S. to Mid-Atlantic

Severe thunderstorms are possible today into Sunday across the upper Great Lakes region to the northern Mid-Atlantic. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will continue through Sunday across the central and southern U.S. into the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 22 Jul 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north northeast  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north northeast after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
2:03 pm CDT Jul 22, 2017
3pm CDT Jul 22, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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