Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest; Upcoming Soaking Rain for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Historic flooding continues across parts of the central U.S. this week, despite dry weather. Meanwhile, two cold fronts digging into the Eastern half of the U.S. will draw a developing coastal low and surge of Atlantic moisture into eastern North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic for a soaking rain. This low will track up the Northeastern seaboard Thursday/Friday for locally heavy rain and mtn snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 20 Mar 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning until March 31, 04:00am
Flood Warning until March 25, 05:48pm
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Flood Warning
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until March 31, 04:00am
    Flood Warning until March 25, 05:48pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind around 8 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 31.

    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind around 8 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 31.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
6:18 am CDT Mar 20, 2019
6am CDT Mar 20, 2019-6pm CDT Mar 26, 2019
 
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