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.

Thunderstorm

19°C

66°F

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 1009.3 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 26 May 2:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 19. Southwest wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  High near 30. South southeast wind 5 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. South southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 19. Southwest wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 30. South southeast wind 5 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 26. South southeast wind 11 to 18 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:03 am CDT May 26, 2016
3am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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