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Heavy rain possible for parts of the northern Rockies & Plains; Severe storms for the Upper Midwest

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, some heavy, to parts of the northern Rockies and northern Plains through Saturday. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some of the storms could be severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds.
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4 Miles WNW Luther IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 89 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 70 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 92 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 67 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Tuesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 65 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
  • Tuesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
  • Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.