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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69° N Lon: 93.57° W Elev: 886 ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.73 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 21 Jul 8:35 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Polk County

Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers through midnight, then partly cloudy with a chance of light showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy late in the night. Low in the mid 70s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highest heat index readings 105 to 110 through midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Hot and humid. High in the lower 90s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 102 to 107 in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 70s. North wind near 10 mph shifting to the west after midnight. Highest heat index readings 100 to 103 through midnight.
Sunday
Sunny. High around 90. Northwest wind near 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s. Northeast wind near 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny. High in the mid 80s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 60s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 80s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 70.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 90.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 70s.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low around 70.
Friday
Partly sunny. High in the upper 80s.



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652 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017
 
 

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