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Heavy Snow For the Southern Rockies with Heavy Rain for Portions of the Southwest

A moist flow off the Pacific will bring heavy rain to southern California and Arizona with heavy snow for the southern Rocky Mountains Monday. More freezing rain is possible from the southern Plains to the central Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow is also expected for portions of New England and upstate New York Monday.
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2 Miles NE Ames Municipal Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 4 °F

Monday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 29 °F

Monday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 24 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain/Snow

High: 35 °FFalling Temperatures

Tuesday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 3 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 12 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -7 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 22 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -5. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
  • Monday Increasing clouds, with a high near 29. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Monday Night Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 4am. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Rain and snow before 3pm, then a chance of snow. Temperature rising to near 35 by 9am, then falling to around 26 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a south wind 14 to 19 mph becoming northwest 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 41.