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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will continue to bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. through Thursday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to fall across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Current Conditions

Polk County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the north in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening...then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Light wind.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Light wind in the evening becoming southeast around 10 mph after midnight.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 70.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Monday Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 70. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Monday Night Through Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.