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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 WSW Pella Muni Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 31 °F

Tonight

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 26 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

High: 39 °F

Tuesday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 7 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 18 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -2 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 23 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 16 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Snow and sleet likely before 3am, then freezing rain likely between 3am and 5am, then rain or freezing rain likely after 5am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 5am. Southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Rain or freezing rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy, with a south southeast wind 14 to 23 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.