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Long Duration Ice Storm continues in the Plains and Midwest

Widespread freezing rain persists for much of western Oklahoma, Kansas, northern Missouri, and western Iowa. To the north of the freezing rain, continuing snow; and to the south, heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms. By Tuesday, freezing rain and snow moves into the Northeastern states; and a Pacific Northwest storm brings warmer temperatures, rain, and high elevation heavy snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Freezing Rain Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 16 Jan 8:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Ice Storm Warning until January 17, 12:00am
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Ice Storm Warning
  •  
    Ice Storm Warning until January 17, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Ice Storm Warning

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all rain after 11am.  High near 34. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 11pm.  Low around 32. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all rain after 11am. High near 34. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, mainly before 11pm. Low around 32. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
9:18 am CST Jan 16, 2017
9am CST Jan 16, 2017-6pm CST Jan 22, 2017
 
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