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Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Dec 4:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Light north northeast wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 48.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 29. Light north northeast wind.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4pm. High near 38. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Snow. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
5:33 pm CST Dec 16, 2017
5pm CST Dec 16, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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