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Mix of precipitation forecast for much of eastern, southern U.S.

A system moving across the Great Lakes will bring a mix of precipitation from the southern Plains to New England on Tuesday. Rain is forecast from TX across the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain, sleet and/or mixed precipitation from the Midwest across the Ohio Valley and Central Appalachians. Snow is forecast from the northern Plains across the Great Lakes into New England.
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Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Colder. Rain showers likely in the late evening...then rain and snow likely after midnight. Sleet possibly mixed with freezing rain toward daybreak. Snow and sleet accumulation just under a half inch expected. A light glazing expected. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Much colder. Snow possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet in the morning...then snow likely in the afternoon. Snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. A light glazing expected. Highs in the mid 20s. Lowest wind chill readings of around 10 above in the late morning and early afternoon. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Colder. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the evening...then partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows around 12. Lowest wind chill readings of around 5 above late. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Highs around 30. Lowest wind chill readings of around zero early in the morning. North winds around 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows around 14. Lowest wind chill readings of around 5 above late. Light wind in the evening becoming south around 10 mph after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Highs around 60.