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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado across much of Nebraska and northern Kansas and into extreme portions of western Iowa and northwestern Missouri. Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible.
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2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 75 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 91 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 72 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 93 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Tuesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.