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Strong Winter Storm to Impact Portions of Plains and Midwest This Weekend

A strong winter storm will track from the southern High Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. Blizzard conditions are forecast across many states from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest. Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in these areas due to heavy snow combined with these strong winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 20 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy fog after 4pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of drizzle, mainly after 11pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing drizzle before 7am, then a chance of drizzle.  Widespread fog, mainly before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 42. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Fog

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before 9pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight.  Areas of fog before 7pm. Steady temperature around 39. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of drizzle before 5pm, then a chance of drizzle and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Drizzle then
    Chance
    Drizzle/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with drizzle and freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy fog after 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
A chance of drizzle, mainly after 11pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of freezing drizzle before 7am, then a chance of drizzle. Widespread fog, mainly before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 42. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain before 9pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Areas of fog before 7pm. Steady temperature around 39. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of drizzle before 5pm, then a chance of drizzle and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with drizzle and freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:33 am CST Jan 20, 2018
1pm CST Jan 20, 2018-6pm CST Jan 26, 2018
 
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