Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain

38°F

3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. West wind around 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as 5. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Blustery

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Blustery.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow between 3am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. West wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Wind chill values as low as 5. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.52°N 93.6°W
2:02 am CST Dec 6, 2016
2am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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