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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Overcast

41°F

5°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Mar 1:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of rain between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 55. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1pm, then rain between 1pm and 4pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely.  Low around 45. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of rain between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 55. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1pm, then rain between 1pm and 4pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely. Low around 45. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
12:03 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
2am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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