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Excessive Heat Continues in the Southwest

Temperatures across the Desert Southwest could exceed 115 degrees once again today. A cold front will drop temperatures somewhat across the Pacific Northwest, but gusty winds will create high fire danger across the Great Basin, Utah and interior Northwest. Elsewhere, severe thunderstorms are possible across the central and northern plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. South wind 9 to 13 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 82. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. South wind 9 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 82. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
West Des Moines IA
 41.59°N 93.77°W
12:28 pm CDT Jun 26, 2017
1pm CDT Jun 26, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2017
 
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