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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 >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
3:48 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
4am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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