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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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Oct 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Low around 49. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °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

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 49. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
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 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
1:34 pm CDT Oct 20, 2017
2pm CDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 26, 2017
 
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