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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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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

66°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.6 mb)
Dewpoint 14°C (57°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 May 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South southwest wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
7:26 am CDT May 28, 2015
9am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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