Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Jun 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
6:52 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
10am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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