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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain/Snow

High: 38 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 23 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 24 °FFalling Temperatures

Sunday
Night

Blowing Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Blowing
Snow

Low: 0 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 16 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 32 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 17 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then snow. High near 38. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 23. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow with patchy blowing snow. Temperature falling to around 14 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Patchy blowing snow and a chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 13.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.