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NWS launches Spring Safety Campaign

Though much of the nation is still under a deep freeze, more typical spring weather is on the horizon, and with it the threat of severe weather, flooding and other hazards. As part of our effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation, NWS is launching its Spring Seasonal Safety Campaign, with information to help you know your risk, take action and be a Force of Nature this spring.
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Ottumwa IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow/Sleet

Low: 29 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 41 °F

Tuesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 8 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 18 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -1 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 20 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 14 °F

Friday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 42 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Rain, snow, and sleet likely before 4am, then rain. Temperature rising to around 33 by 3am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 41. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 20.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.