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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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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.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
9:26 am CDT Jul 1, 2015
11am CDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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