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Nor'easter to continue impacting Northeast through Thanksgiving

A nor'easter making its way up the East Coast will bring widespread precipitation from Florida to Maine on Wednesday into Thursday, which could significantly impact Thanksgiving travel across the region. Rain is expected closer to the coast, with snow falling inland and at higher elevations, especially across the central Appalachians, Northeast and New England.
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2 Miles SE Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 29 °F

Tonight

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 10 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 18 °FRising Temperatures

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 42 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 30 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 49 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °F

Sunday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 29. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Tonight Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -5. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.