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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 56 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 76 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 57 °F

Monday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 72 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 43 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 47 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 64 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 10 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west wind 8 to 17 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Windy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

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