Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning until May 7, 01:00pm
Flood Warning until May 5, 07:00am
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 7, 01:00pm
    Flood Warning until May 5, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 62. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 62. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light west wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:41 pm CDT May 2, 2016
4pm CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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