Summer Heat In Multiple Spots

A large dome of high pressure is expected to deliver summer heat with humidity in multiple sections of the country to start off the week. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and from the Mid-Atlantic into the Northeast. This includes the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Kansas City. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:34 pm CDT Aug 18, 2019
4am CDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
 
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