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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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27°F

-3°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.20 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 18°F (-8°C)
Last update on 27 Mar 5:15 am CDT

Current conditions at

Ankeny, Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°N Lon: 93.57°W Elev: 902ft.

For More Weather Information:

Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

4 Miles NW Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Snow

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 41. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. East southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Windy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 26 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles NW Polk City IA
 41.83°N 93.77°W
Last Update: 3:56 am CDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6am CDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 2, 2015
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