Severe Storms in Texas; Wintry Weather North/Central Plains; Coastal Low in the Northeast

A slow moving cold front will bring potential for severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and locally heavy rain across Texas. Farther north in the Plains, wintry conditions will continue. In the Northeast, a meandering coastal low will produce locally heavy rain, with interior snow, gusty winds, and coastal flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 3 Apr 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  High near 36. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of rain before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 26. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Light northeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. High near 36. North northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 26. North wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Light northeast wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
1:19 pm CDT Apr 3, 2020
1pm CDT Apr 3, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 9, 2020
 
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