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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 19 Aug 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. Light southeast wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light south southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
6:34 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
7pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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