Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.87 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 1:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Polk City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.68°W
6:02 pm CDT May 23, 2016
2am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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