Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with multiple hazards already in effect, including Hurricane Watches for Maui and Hawaii Counties and a Flash Flood Watch for the state. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Grimes IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Light south southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Light south southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Grimes IA
 41.67°N 93.8°W
5:49 pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
7pm CDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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