Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

81°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1008.7 mb (29.82 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index31°C (87°F)
Last update 24 Jul 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 32. North northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 20. North northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. North wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 32. North northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 20. North northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:48 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
5am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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