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Slight risk of severe weather on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

27°C

80°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index29°C (84°F)
Last update 1 Aug 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. West wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. West wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
7:11 pm CDT Aug 1, 2015
9pm CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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