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Unsettled weather to continue today across the northern Plains and Midwest; severe weather possible Tuesday along Gulf Coast

Unsettled weather will continue today over the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest where wintry precipitation is forecast, with several inches of snow from South Dakota eastward into Minnesota and northern Michigan. A well-defined cold front will advance eastward with showers and storms developing along and ahead of it. Some storms along the Gulf Coast could become severe on Tuesday.
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3 Miles NNE Johnston IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Rain

High: 41 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 33 °F

Tuesday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 38 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 27 °F

Wednesday

Breezy

Breezy

High: 34 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 26 °F

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 40 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 29 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Rain. High near 41. East southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Rain likely before 1am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 38. West northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Wednesday Cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.