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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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4 Miles WNW Luther IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

High: 71 °F

Tonight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 59 °F

Thursday

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

High: 69 °F

Thursday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 50 °F

Friday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. High near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west northwest wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.