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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. 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
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 111. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind around 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. 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.
Friday
Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 111. South southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 11 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind around 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
4:03 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
4am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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