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Severe weather possible for parts of central, northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central and northern Plains, from northeastern Nebraska across parts of eastern and northern South Dakota. Large hail will be the main risk, though a tornado or two is possible, as well.
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2 Miles SSW Waterloo Municipal Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 65 °F

Tonight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 54 °F

Wednesday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 69 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 71 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 46 °F

Friday

Windy

Windy

High: 54 °F

Friday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East southeast wind 11 to 13 mph.
  • Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 54. East southeast wind 11 to 14 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Wednesday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Windy.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.