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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming light.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Through Saturday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Chance of rain 20 percent.