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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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4 Miles NW Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

Low: 62 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Thunderstorms

High: 69 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 52 °F

Friday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 35 °F

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 52 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 40 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 61 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms. Areas of dense fog before 9am. High near 69. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Windy, with a west northwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Windy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.