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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 7:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.71°W
6:26 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
7pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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