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Unsettled weather moving into the western and central U.S.

Increasing moisture and colder air will filter into the Pacific Northwest Friday and into Saturday. Expect rain to start near the coast and then begin to spread steadily to the south and east into the interior mountains as snow Friday into Saturday. Enough moisture will be pushed eastward to also see snow in the central and southern Rockies and adjacent Plains Friday.
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West Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Sunny

Sunny

High: 12 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -2 °F

Saturday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 23 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: 18 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 11 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 29 °F

Monday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Wintry
Mix

Low: 26 °F

Tuesday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
  • Saturday A 50 percent chance of snow after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -15. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Saturday Night Snow. Low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 10. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
  • Monday Night Snow and freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Tuesday Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 24.