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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture brining heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma, though flood watches and warnings are in effect eastern Colorado to western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish on Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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2 Miles SW Waterloo IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 80 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 56 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 81 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 80 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 59 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 81 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 60 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light west northwest wind.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 81.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 83.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.