Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

5°F

-15°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SE 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1030.2 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-10°F (-23°C)
Last update 21 Jan 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Winter Weather Advisory January 22, 12:00am until January 23, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  High near 33. Breezy, with a southeast wind 8 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Patchy blowing snow between 11am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Windy.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 4am. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2pm, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. High near 33. Breezy, with a southeast wind 8 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight. Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Patchy blowing snow between 11am and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Windy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.
Friday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:48 am CST Jan 21, 2019
5am CST Jan 21, 2019-6pm CST Jan 27, 2019
 
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