Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Grimes IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Grimes IA
 41.67°N 93.8°W
9:03 pm CDT Aug 14, 2018
9pm CDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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