Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 30 May 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  High near 78. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. High near 78. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA
 41.54°N 93.75°W
5:33 pm CDT May 30, 2016
8pm CDT May 30, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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