Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 886ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 2 Mar 6:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Polk City IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 41. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Polk City IA
 41.78°N 93.71°W
5:18 am CST Mar 2, 2024
6am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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