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Developing storm will spread rain across eastern U.S.; thunderstorms in the Southeast

A storm system developing in the South will move up the Mississippi River Valley on Sunday bringing rainfall to much of the eastern U.S., along with thunderstorms in the southeastern states. Some of the thunderstorms in the Southeast could produce large hail, damaging wind and heavy rain.
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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

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 54 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 27 °F

Monday

Chance Flurries

Chance
Flurries

High: 30 °F

Monday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 18 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 33 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 25 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 35 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 18 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Rain likely, mainly before 4pm. Patchy fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 42 by 5pm. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north northwest. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Rain and snow likely before 3am, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
  • Monday Night Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Thanksgiving Day Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 29.