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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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2 Miles SE Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Breezy

Breezy

High: 51 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 45 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 30 °F

Wednesday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 52 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: 32 °F

Thursday

Windy

Windy

High: 37 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 17 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.