Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 13 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 1 May 6:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.71°W
6:26 pm CDT May 1, 2016
6pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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