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Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday

Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Areas Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Areas
Rain

Low: 4 °C

Monday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain

High: 8 °C

Monday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain

Low: 0 °C

Tuesday

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

High: 4 °C

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain/Snow

Low: -2 °C

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 3 °C

Wednesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: -4 °C

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 6 °C

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Areas of drizzle, then a chance of rain after 4am. Areas of fog before 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
  • Monday Rain, mainly before 3pm. High near 8. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 0. South wind 5 to 11 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of rain and snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 4. South southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -2. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. Blustery.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near -2. Blustery.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near -2.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.