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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 10:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Polk City IA

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 81 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 76 by 5pm. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.71°W
7:56 am CDT Jul 6, 2015
11am CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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