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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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2 Miles S Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Sunny

High: 33 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 30 °F

Saturday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 39 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: 24 °F

Sunday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 24 °F

Sunday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 4 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 21 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 16 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Sunny, with a steady temperature around 33. South wind around 8 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Saturday A slight chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday Night Snow. Low around 24. North northeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Blustery.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 18.