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Severe weather possible from Upper Midwest across Ohio Valley and into central Appalachians, as well as for parts of Mid-Atlantic and Desert Southwest

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to develop Thursday afternoon and evening over parts of the Upper Midwest and Ohio Valley and into the central Appalachians, as well as across parts of the Mid-Atlantic and the Desert Southwest. Damaging wind and large hail will be the main threats for all three areas.
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2 Miles SSW Prairie City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Friday

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Saturday

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 93 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 71 °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: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind around 8 mph.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 93.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
  • 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 67.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
  • Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 81.