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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 Areas of fog early then sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Friday Patchy fog in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Sunday Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Wednesday Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.