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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 18 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Grimes IA

Winter Storm Watch February 19, 06:00pm until February 20, 12:00pm
Wind Advisory February 18, 09:00am until February 18, 02:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain before 5pm, then a chance of freezing rain.  Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Freezing rain, mainly after midnight.  Low around 26. North wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of freezing rain before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 37. South wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
Rain before 5pm, then a chance of freezing rain. Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. East wind 8 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Freezing rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 26. North wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of freezing rain before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Grimes IA
 41.67°N 93.8°W
3:34 am CST Feb 18, 2018
4am CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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