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Severe weather possible for parts of Mid-Atlantic Friday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Tonight

Gradual Clearing

Gradual
Clearing

Low: 6 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 24 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 8 °C

Saturday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 22 °C

Saturday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 12 °C

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 19 °C

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 13 °C

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 18 °C

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 6. North wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 11 to 13 km/h becoming east after midnight.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
  • Saturday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
  • Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 19. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 13. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 13.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Polk County, IA