Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Thunderstorm Threats From The Mid South To The Great Lakes Today And Tonight

A slow moving low pressure system and cold front will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes from portions of the Mid South to the Midwest and Great Lakes today and tonight. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flooding concerns. The severe weather threat will shift to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Sep 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 47. West wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 47. West wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
6:33 pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
7pm CDT Sep 25, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 2, 2018
 
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