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Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Oct 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. South southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
1:49 pm CDT Oct 19, 2017
2pm CDT Oct 19, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 25, 2017
 
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