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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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Anita IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 60 °F

Wednesday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Heavy
Rain

High: 73 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 58 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 68 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Windy

Windy

High: 56 °F

Friday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 57 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 60. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 68. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Windy.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.