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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Patchy fog early in the morning then partly sunny with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Friday Patchy fog early in the morning then partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Saturday Partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Night Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Mostly clear. Highs around 80. Lows around 60.
  • Monday And Monday Night Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 20 percent.