Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 902ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 11:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
10:48 am CDT May 28, 2016
11am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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