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A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible

A few severe thunderstorms are expected into Wednesday morning across portions of the Texas South Plains, northwest Texas, and southwest Oklahoma. Storms could contain heavy rain, hail, damaging winds and possibly a tornado.
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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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 6:54 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
5:57 am CDT May 6, 2015
8am CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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