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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 30 Apr 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers.  High near 48. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Low around 41. East wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 48. Windy, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers. High near 48. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Low around 41. East wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 48. Windy, with a west northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
6:34 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
8am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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