Highest Severe Thunderstorm Threat Centered Over the Mid-Mississippi Valley Thursday

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts, large hail, and perhaps a couple tornadoes, are likely Thursday from parts of the lower Ohio Valley into the southern Plains. An Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) outlook has been issued. Further north, a warm front will bring areas of rain showers to portions of the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69°NLon: 93.57°WElev: 886ft.

Light Rain

50°F

10°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 18 Apr 5:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Polk City IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 46. North northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm.  High near 55. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 46. North northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm. High near 55. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Polk City IA
 41.76°N 93.74°W
3:18 am CDT Apr 18, 2024
5am CDT Apr 18, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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