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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
9:18 am CDT Sep 25, 2017
10am CDT Sep 25, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2017
 
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