Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 23 Jul 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA
 41.54°N 93.75°W
7:34 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
8pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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