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NWS launches Spring Safety Campaign

Though much of the nation is still under a deep freeze, more typical spring weather is on the horizon, and with it the threat of severe weather, flooding and other hazards. As part of our effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation, NWS is launching its Spring Seasonal Safety Campaign, with information to help you know your risk, take action and be a Force of Nature this spring.
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3 Miles ESE Des Moines International Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Snow/Sleet Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow/Sleet

Low: 27 °F

Tuesday

Rain/Sleet Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Sleet
Likely

High: 38 °FFalling Temperatures

Tuesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 7 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 18 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 1 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 23 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 19 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A chance of snow and sleet before 3am, then rain and sleet likely between 3am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Rain and sleet likely before 1pm, then a slight chance of rain between 1pm and 2pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 38 by noon, then falling to around 29 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a south wind 13 to 23 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.