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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

23°C

73°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed W 6 km/h
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Jun 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. East northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
8:26 pm CDT Jun 29, 2015
11pm CDT Jun 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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