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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 17 Apr 10:15 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Creston (KCSQ)

Lat: 41.02°N Lon: 94.37°W Elev: 1293ft.

For More Weather Information:

Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

4 Miles NNW Creston IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. East southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. High near 64. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Windy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles NNW Creston IA
 41.11°N 94.39°W
Last Update: 8:26 pm CDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm CDT Apr 17, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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