Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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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

61°F

16°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 51.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 10 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
1:56 pm CDT May 2, 2016
3pm CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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