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Storm system to bring winter weather from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system spinning over the central U.S. will set the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow will extend from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, marginal temps will lead to the possibility of a transition zone of sleet and freezing rain.
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3 Miles NW Rathbun IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 31 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 2 °F

Monday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 13 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 15 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 21 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -3 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with areas of blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 18 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as zero. Windy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow between midnight and 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Monday Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as zero. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.