Showers and Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Expected Across the Eastern United States

Showers and thunderstorms, some with local heavy rainfall, are expected across Pennsylvania and northward to New England. These storms will elevate the potential for flash flooding the rest of this weekend. Hot temperatures are expected across the Desert Southwest and Texas. Monsoonal thunderstorms are expected across New Mexico and Arizona. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Jul 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
4:48 am CDT Jul 31, 2016
5am CDT Jul 31, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 6, 2016
 
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