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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 SSW Waterloo Municipal Airport IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 37 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 20 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 21 °FFalling Temperatures

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -4 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 15 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 11 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 16 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 37. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 20. East northeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Sunday Snow with patchy blowing snow before 3pm, then snow likely with patchy blowing snow after 3pm. Temperature falling to around 13 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -5. Windy, with a north wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Blustery.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 12.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.