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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

98°F

37°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index109°F (43°C)
Last update 20 Jul 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. Light west southwest wind.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 108. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. Light west southwest wind.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 108. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:03 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
4pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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