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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Drizzle

41°F

5°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 30 Apr 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers likely.  High near 50. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Windy

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers likely. High near 50. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.52°N 93.63°W
1:03 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
2am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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