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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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2 Miles WSW Estherville IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Areas Freezing Drizzle

Areas
Freezing Drizzle

Low: 31 °F

Sunday

Areas Freezing Drizzle

Areas
Freezing Drizzle

High: 37 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

Low: 36 °F

Monday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 38 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 29 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 31 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 21 °F

Wednesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 28 °F

Wednesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight A chance of freezing drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 31. South wind 11 to 13 mph.
  • Sunday Areas of freezing drizzle before noon, then a chance of drizzle between noon and 1pm. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Sunday Night Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 36. Windy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Monday Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. South wind 9 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Windy.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery.
  • Wednesday A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Windy.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery.
  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Blustery.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Blustery.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.