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Severe weather expected for Upper Midwest on Wednesday

A potent storm system will bring a chance of severe thunderstorms to parts of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday and Wednesday night. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, tornadoes and heavy rain are possible with these storms.
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West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 63 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 75 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 90 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 63 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 72 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 53 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 72 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Monday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 76.