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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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2 Miles S Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain

High: 42 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

Low: 38 °F

Monday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 46 °F

Monday
Night

Cloudy

Cloudy

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

High: 37 °F

Tuesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 26 °F

Wednesday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 33 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Tonight Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a south wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Monday Rain, mainly before noon. High near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.