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Severe weather possible across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 31 Mar 10:15 am CDT

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°N Lon: 93.57°W Elev: 902ft.

For More Weather Information:

Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

2 Miles S Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Windy, with a south wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 51. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph becoming north northwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 2 Miles S Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.71°W
Last Update: 10:11 am CDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11am CDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2015
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