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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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4 Miles WSW Moravia IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 60 °F

Wednesday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Heavy
Rain

High: 74 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 60 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 72 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 47 °F

Friday

Windy

Windy

High: 57 °F

Friday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 38 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 55 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 74. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.