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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 29.60 in (1002.9 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 24 Feb 7:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA

Winter Weather Advisory until February 25, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 25, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow before noon, then patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain, becoming all snow after 4pm. Areas of blowing snow before noon, then patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a northwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Norwalk IA
 41.54°N 93.69°W
5:33 am CST Feb 24, 2017
8am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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