Severe Weather for Portions of Montana and Plains; Warming Up for the Great Plains into Midwest

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from Montana into the Plains through early Monday. Heavy rain may cause localized flash flooding with these storms. Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin and interior Alaska into early week. Meanwhile, heat will build for the Plains, Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and Great Lakes through early this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 3 Jul 8:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

Heat Advisory July 4, 01:00pm until July 5, 08:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
9:11 pm CDT Jul 3, 2022
9pm CDT Jul 3, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2022
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database