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Heavy snow continues across parts of Upper Midwest

Late-season snow showers are expected across portions of the Upper Midwest on Thursday, mainly across the Arrowhead region of Minnesota, much of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The snow could be heavy at times in some locations, but is expected to diminish during the afternoon.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 12 °C

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 1 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 18 °C

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 7 °C

Saturday

Windy

Windy

High: 23 °C

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 13 °C

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 21 °C

Sunday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 11 °C

Monday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 12. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 1. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. South southeast wind 8 to 18 km/h.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Windy, with a south wind 18 to 23 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
  • Saturday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Windy.

 

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