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Severe Storms; Fire Danger; and Strong Pacific Storms

More strong storms on tap for the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Heavy rains could produce flooding and mudslides. Saturday, a cold front moving into the central U.S. will bring potential for severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes; and localized flooding potential. Dry winds in southwestern California will keep fire weather threats high. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

18°C

65°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 26 km/h
Barometer 1009.9 mb (29.83 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Oct 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am.  Low around 9. South southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. South southwest wind around 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 19.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 12 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am. Low around 9. South southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. South southwest wind around 8 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
8:48 pm CDT Oct 20, 2017
9pm CDT Oct 20, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2017
 
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