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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from mid-South to Upstate New York on Tuesday

Thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of a cold front from the Tennessee Valley to Upstate New York on Tuesday. The storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to isolated flash flooding.
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2 Miles S Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 79 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 61 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 88 °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

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 53 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. 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 Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 73.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.