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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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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.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

25°C

77°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 17 km/h
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 8 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 6 Jul 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 28. West southwest wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 15. North wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. North wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:56 am CDT Jul 6, 2015
1pm CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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