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More severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Widespread strong to severe storms will be possible again on Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across much of Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast for parts of Texas, increasing the flash and river flooding concerns with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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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.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 25 May 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. High near 80. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA
 41.54°N 93.75°W
2:26 am CDT May 25, 2015
3am CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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