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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Monday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 75 °F

Monday
Night

Clear

Clear

Low: 44 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 68 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 46 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 65 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 55 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 68 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Polk County, IA