Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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

62°F

17°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
6:33 am CDT May 28, 2016
7am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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