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Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms is Forecast This Afternoon through Tonight

A few severe storms are possible late this afternoon, this evening and tonight across parts of the northern High Plains. Other strong storms are possible today in a corridor arcing from the central Gulf Coast into the Tennessee Valley, and across lower Michigan and adjacent portions of the Great Lakes region. Heavy rain and local flash flooding is possible Gulf Coast and Lower Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny. Chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon...then a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light wind.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Labor Day Breezy. Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
  • Monday Night Thunderstorms likely. Lows around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 90.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 70.
  • Thursday And Thursday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows around 70.
  • Friday Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s.