Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorm And Heavy Rain In The Plains On Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms on Monday in the central and southern Plains. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Okla. into southern Kansas. Residents here should make a severe weather plan today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast and Breezy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 19 May 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind around 9 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  High near 61. Windy, with an east southeast wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Windy.
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Windy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind around 9 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. High near 61. Windy, with an east southeast wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Windy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Breezy.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
12:04 pm CDT May 19, 2019
3pm CDT May 19, 2019-6pm CDT May 25, 2019
 
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