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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in the Desert Southwest and Great Lake States this evening and tonight

A slow moving cold front may bring heavy rain and localized flooding Wednesday to portions of the Great Plains. More heavy rain will be possible in the Desert Southwest again Wednesday. Hot temperatures will continue in the Mississippi Valley - and spread up the east coast Wednesday.
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5 Miles NNW Rathbun IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 80 °F

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 84 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 80 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Labor Day A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Monday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.