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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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5 Miles NNW Rathbun IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Rain/Sleet Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Sleet
Likely

Low: 30 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

High: 41 °F

Tuesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 10 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 20 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 1 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 22 °F

Thursday
Night

Breezy

Breezy

Low: 17 °F

Friday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 44 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Rain and sleet likely, becoming all rain after 3am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 34 by 5am. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 1. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Breezy.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.