An Active Start to the Week

A slow moving and large-scale system will produce widespread rain and thunderstorms the next few days across the central and southern Plains into the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley. Severe storms will be common across Texas through Tuesday before spreading eastward. The locally heavy rain will produce possible flooding and have a similar transition to the east through midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly after noon.  High near 59. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am.  Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 63. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly after noon. High near 59. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2am. Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 63. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
2:51 pm CDT May 23, 2022
3pm CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 29, 2022
 
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