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As system moves offshore in the east, snow develops across parts of western, southern U.S.

The system that has been bringing a mix of wintry precipitation to the Southeast and mid-Atlantic will continue to move off shore over the Atlantic on Thursday, with snow continuing from the Ohio Valley, southern Great Lakes and Appalachians through Thursday evening. Meanwhile, snow will develop over the central and southern Rockies, with rain and mountain snow across the Pacific Northwest.
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2 Miles SE Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Clear

Clear

Low: -13 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 11 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -5 °F

Saturday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 22 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 16 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 29 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 10 °F

Monday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 28 °F

Monday
Night

Freezing Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Freezing Rain
Likely

Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values as low as -25. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest after midnight.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -25. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
  • Saturday Snow likely after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Saturday Night Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
  • Monday Night Freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tuesday Rain or freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.