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Heavy Snow For the Southern Rockies with Heavy Rain for Portions of the Southwest

A moist flow off the Pacific will bring heavy rain to southern California and Arizona with heavy snow for the southern Rocky Mountains Monday. More freezing rain is possible from the southern Plains to the central Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow is also expected for portions of New England and upstate New York Monday.
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2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 16 °F

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 32 °F

Monday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 27 °FRising Temperatures

Tuesday

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

High: 37 °FFalling Temperatures

Tuesday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 7 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 18 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 0 °F

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 27 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values as low as 10. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of freezing rain before 9pm, then a chance of snow between 9pm and midnight, then snow and freezing rain likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 33 by 5am. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Rain likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 37 by 11am, then falling to around 29 during the remainder of the day. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 0.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.