Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 886ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 8 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Aug 1:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Grimes IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Grimes IA
 41.7°N 93.8°W
12:03 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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