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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Thunderstorm Heavy Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 25 G 38 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 70. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  High near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. High near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 81. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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 62.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:48 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
5am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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