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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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7 Day Forecast

Des Moines, IA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 70 °F

Tonight

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Showers

Low: 53 °F

Monday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 67 °F

Monday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 37 °F

Tuesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 59 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Wednesday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 59 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 50 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Low around 53. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a north northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Clear, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 9 to 13 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Windy.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Winnebago County, IA