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Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds appear likely across parts of the upper Midwest, Ohio Valley and southern Great Lakes Saturday afternoon and evening. Marginally severe wind gusts and hail will also be possible across much of Kansas and southern Nebraska and in Pennsylvania, southern New York State and New Jersey Saturday afternoon.
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West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Sunday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 80 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 60 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 77 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 58 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 79 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.
  • Saturday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 79.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.