Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waukee IA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Waukee IA
 41.61°N 93.86°W
10:32 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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