Winter Storm for south-central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather in the West; Tracking Zeta

Heavy snow will continue to spread south along the Rockies through Monday. An area of freezing rain and sleet is forecast to develop over portions of the southern Plains to start the week. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will continue critical fire weather conditions from California into southern New Mexico. Zeta is forecast to become a hurricane tracking north across the Gulf of Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1029.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 26 Oct 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind around 13 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind around 11 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Light west northwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 25. North wind around 13 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind around 11 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Light west northwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
4:18 am CDT Oct 26, 2020
5am CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 1, 2020
 
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