Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Into The End Of The Week

A slow moving low pressure system will continue to bring periods of rainfall from the Middle Atlantic to the Northeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the rainfall could be locally heavy and present some flooding concerns over the Middle Atlantic Region on Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 53. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 53. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
3:26 am CDT May 5, 2016
5am CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 11, 2016
 
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