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Another day of heavy rainfall expected for the Southeast

The Southeast will experience another day of widespread moderate to heavy rain on Saturday as a system slowly moves northeastward. Upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain are possible in the Carolinas, creating a threat for flash flooding. Residual moderate to major riverine flooding in the wake of this system remains a concern over the weekend in parts of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
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2 Miles S Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Windy

Windy

High: 77 °F

Tonight

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 54 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 55 °F

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 69 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 45 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 47 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Windy, with a south wind around 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 9 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Windy.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Breezy.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Windy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Polk County, IA