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Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel

An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
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3 Miles SSW Pella Muni Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain/Snow

High: 34 °F

Tonight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 20 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °FRising Temperatures

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 31 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 29 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Periods of rain and snow, becoming all snow after 4pm. High near 34. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 25 by 4am. Light east wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the evening.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.