Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Low around 71. East northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 85. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 71. East northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 85. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
5:51 am CDT Jul 6, 2022
6am CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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