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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 12 Dec 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Windy. Slight
    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a north northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of sprinkles and flurries before 2pm, then a chance of sprinkles between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Sprinkles/Flurries

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain between 9am and noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest 23 to 28 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy, with a north northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Thursday
A chance of sprinkles and flurries before 2pm, then a chance of sprinkles between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West northwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
12:48 pm CST Dec 12, 2017
2pm CST Dec 12, 2017-6pm CST Dec 18, 2017
 
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