MidAmerican's Greenwood said the utility has known for a few days that Iowa could see the potential for high winds. But in the last 24 hours, the National Weather Service has added the possibility of thunderstorm in north central Iowa.Will wind gusts of 70 mph hit Des Moines Wednesday night?
© National Weather Service/Special to the Register Des Moines could get hit by wind gusts of 70 mph during a windstorm Wednesday night. Peak winds will happen around 8 p.m. in Des Moines, according to the National Weather Service.Is there a thunderstorm warning in Des Moines Iowa?
5:10 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued until 6:30 p.m. in central Iowa, including for Des Moines, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Waukee, Norwalk, Winterset, Madrid, Perry, Guthrie Center, Stuart, Adair, and Greenfield.How fast will Wednesday's storms move through Iowa?
Previous estimates just said wind gusts could exceed 80 mph. Wednesday's storms will move fast at 80 mph, according to the NWS. Storms could move through "a typical Iowa county" in 20 minutes, according to the weather service.