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Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  High near 67. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 67. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.52°N 93.6°W
4:03 am CST Feb 20, 2017
5am CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 26, 2017
 
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