Heavy rain for portions of the Mid-Atlantic and New England through Saturday

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms across portions of New England and the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall and flash flooding in these locations. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 30 Jul 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light north northeast wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Light north northeast wind.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
11:47 am CDT Jul 30, 2016
3pm CDT Jul 30, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2016
 
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