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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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Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late evening...then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Thursday Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs around 80. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Thursday Night Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Friday Breezy...cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
  • Friday Night Colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Sunday Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.
  • Sunday Night Through Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.