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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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2 Miles SSE West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 48 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 34 °F

Sunday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 58 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 46 °F

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 61 °F

Monday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 46 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 55 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 37 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 48. Light southeast wind becoming south southeast 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southeast wind around 11 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 11 mph.
  • Monday A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Night Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.