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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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2 Miles SW Waterloo IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 22 °F

Saturday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 36 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 18 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 19 °FFalling Temperatures

Sunday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: -1 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 16 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 7 mph.
  • Saturday Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Saturday Night Snow. Low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 10. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow. Temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 12.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.