Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 27 Jul 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.71°W
7:03 pm CDT Jul 27, 2016
8pm CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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