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Unsettled weather forecast across eastern U.S.

A storm system moving across the Great Lakes will bring unsettled weather to parts of the eastern U.S. on Monday, with widespread rain is expected across much of the Northeast. Snow is likely across Wisconsin and the western Great Lakes. Snow is also expected across the central and northern Rockies Monday into Tuesday.
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2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 29 °FFalling Temperatures

Tonight

Windy

Windy

Low: 19 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 36 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 28 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 34 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 17 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 26 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A slight chance of snow between 1pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 24 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as 10. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 19. Wind chill values as low as 5. Windy, with a west northwest wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Wind chill values as low as 5. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 28. South wind around 9 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 8 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
  • Thanksgiving Day Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 35.