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Severe weather risk and flash flood potential continue on Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across much of the central and southern Plains on Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has an area of Slight Risk highlighted in Texas for the area with the greatest risk of severe weather; tornadoes, hail and damaging winds are all possible. Flash flooding is also forecast from central Iowa into southern Texas where the heaviest rainfall is expected.
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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

17°C

62°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 15 km/h
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 24 May 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

    Rain

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Low around 16. East southeast wind 18 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 21. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Low around 16. South southeast wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind 14 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. 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 26. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
2:11 am CDT May 24, 2015
2am CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 30, 2015
 
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