Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 5 Jul 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

Heat Advisory until July 5, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 5, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Tue

    Heat Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
3:22 am CDT Jul 5, 2022
4am CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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