Inclement Weather Continues in the West; Heavy Precipitation Possible Over The Southern And Eastern U.S. Next Week

The inclement weather pattern over the western U.S. will likely continue into the weekend. Potential exists for additional rain over burn scar areas in California, heavy mountain snow, and critical fire weather over the Plains. By next week, Heavy rain with potential flooding will be possible over the southern U.S. with wintry precipitation from the Mid Atlantic to the Northeast early to mid week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-2°F (-19°C)
Last update 15 Feb 4:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Winter Weather Advisory February 16, 06:00pm until February 17, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -5. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 9pm.  Temperature rising to around 22 by 3am. Wind chill values as low as 5. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 27. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow, mainly after 1am.  Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -5. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 9pm. Temperature rising to around 22 by 3am. Wind chill values as low as 5. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 27. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 16. North northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
Snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Snow, mainly before 1pm. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:33 pm CST Feb 15, 2019
5pm CST Feb 15, 2019-6pm CST Feb 22, 2019
 
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