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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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3 Miles SW Pella Muni Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 60 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Thunderstorms

High: 72 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 48 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 53 °F

Friday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 53 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Areas of fog before 9am. High near 72. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.