Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV)

Lat: 41.69° N Lon: 93.57° W Elev: 886 ft.

Partly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 21 May 6:15 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Polk County

Late This Afternoon
Mostly sunny. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear. Low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph through midnight.
Sunday
Sunny. High in the mid 60s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 40s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the lower 60s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Low in the upper 40s. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Tuesday
Showers likely. High around 60. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely through midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Low around 50. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Low in the upper 40s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. High in the upper 60s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers through midnight. Low around 50.
Friday
Sunny. High in the upper 70s.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Low in the upper 50s.
Saturday
Partly sunny. High in the lower 80s.



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250 PM CDT Sat May 21 2022
 
 

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