Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Partly Cloudy

18°C

64°F

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 1019.0 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 5 May 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning until May 7, 10:00pm
Flood Warning until May 7, 05:00am
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Flood Warning
Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 7, 10:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 7, 05:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 23. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming north in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 23. Calm wind.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming north in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:11 am CDT May 5, 2016
1pm CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 11, 2016
 
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