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Winter Storm from the Mexican Border in Texas to southern New England through Thursday

A widespread winter weather event is underway from southwest Texas into parts of southern New England. Most locations will see moderate to heavy rainfall before changing over during the overnight hours. Sleet and freezing rain are expected from south/central Texas into the Southeast while significant snowfall is expected from the southern Plains across the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
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4 Miles NW Polk City IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 18 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 13 °FRising Temperatures

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 41 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 26 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 28 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 44 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 25 °F

Monday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 13 by 9pm, then rising to around 18 during the remainder of the night. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Wind chill values as low as 5. West southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 50.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 58.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 59.