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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 886ft.

Fair

97°F

36°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index110°F (43°C)
Last update 20 Jul 4:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ankeny IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. East southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming east northeast 5 to 8 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 106. East southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Ankeny IA
 41.72°N 93.6°W
12:33 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
4pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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