A Large Storm Expected To Impact the Midwest into the East.

A large storm system will slide from the Central U.S. into the East over the next couple of days. A zone of heavy snow is expected from the Mid Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes, especially impacting parts of Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. While, locally heavy rain with a marginal risk for excessive rainfall will be possible across the South into the southern Appalachians. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Snow Freezing Fog

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 23 Jan 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Waukee IA

Winter Storm Warning until January 23, 09:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until January 23, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Wed

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 15 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Blustery

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of flurries before 7am.  Patchy blowing snow between 7am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 12 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 14 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 15. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a southwest wind 6 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
A chance of flurries before 7am. Patchy blowing snow between 7am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a temperature falling to around 3 by 5pm. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Blustery, with a northwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Waukee IA
 41.61°N 93.86°W
4:49 am CST Jan 23, 2019
5am CST Jan 23, 2019-6pm CST Jan 29, 2019
 
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