Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Shallow Fog

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 2:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:32 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
3am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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