Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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.

Overcast

19°C

67°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1010.0 mb (29.85 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 25 May 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:32 am CDT May 25, 2016
4am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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