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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
6:18 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
7pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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