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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 3 May 6:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Polk City IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 46. West wind around 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 46. West wind around 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Polk City IA
 41.74°N 93.68°W
5:11 am CDT May 3, 2016
6am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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