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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

22°C

71°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1009.9 mb (29.84 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 11 km
Last update 16 Aug 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 29.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 8 to 16 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
8:03 am CDT Aug 16, 2017
8am CDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2017
 
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