Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Snow and hazardous travel conditions will impact the upper Midwest and parts of the Great Lake States. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Fog/Mist

36°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 4 Dec 4:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

West Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 8pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
3:47 pm CST Dec 4, 2016
5pm CST Dec 4, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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