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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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2 Miles SE Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Windy

Windy

Low: 29 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 40 °F

Friday
Night

Clear

Clear

Low: 23 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 45 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 32 °F

Sunday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 53 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 44 °F

Monday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 57 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Windy, with a north wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Friday Night Clear, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 45. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Monday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 56.