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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 9 °C

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 1 °C

Sunday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 14 °C

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 7 °C

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 16 °C

Monday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 8 °C

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 12 °C

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 3 °C

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 9. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 16 to 21 km/h in the morning.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. South southeast wind 14 to 16 km/h.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. South wind 14 to 18 km/h.
  • Monday A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. South southwest wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
  • Monday Night Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.