Heavy Snow and hazardous travel conditions expected

Heavy Snow will be possible to the lee of the Great Lakes. More snow is also expected over parts of the Appalachians, Northern Mid-Atlantic and the Plains. A front will bring rain and high elevation snow to the Pacific Northwest as near record warmth continues in southern California.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: -93.75°WElev: 955ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 9 Feb 9:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northeast wind around 7 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA
 41.54°N 93.75°W
9:41 pm CST Feb 9, 2016
10pm CST Feb 9, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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