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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 4:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 77. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
3:56 pm CDT May 27, 2015
6pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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