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Heavy Rain Expected in the Northeast; Strong Thunderstorms Possible in Texas

A slow-moving low pressure center will shift into the Northeast today, bringing heavy rain to some areas, especially coastal Maine. The rain combined with snowmelt has increased the threat for flooding in parts of New England. At the southern end of the front, isolated strong-to-severe thunderstorms are possible in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 43.

    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 39. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Windy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:48 pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
5pm CDT Apr 25, 2018-6pm CDT May 2, 2018
 
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