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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

5°C

41°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 31 G 39 km/h
Barometer 1014.2 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill0°C (32°F)
Last update 30 Apr 12:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and thunderstorms.  Low around 4. Northeast wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after noon.  High near 10. East northeast wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 10 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely before 8pm, then rain likely after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. East southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 9. Windy, with a west wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 24 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 9 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and thunderstorms. Low around 4. Northeast wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after noon. High near 10. East northeast wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely before 8pm, then rain likely after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 6. East southeast wind 10 to 18 km/h becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 9. Windy, with a west wind 13 to 23 km/h increasing to 24 to 34 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 16 to 21 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:20 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
1am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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