Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

11°C

52°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed N 24 G 35 km/h
Barometer 1024.5 mb (30.25 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (47°F)
Last update 6 May 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Northwest wind 19 to 24 km/h becoming west northwest 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. North wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. Northwest wind 19 to 24 km/h becoming west northwest 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 10 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. North wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. East wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 7. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
10:06 am CDT May 6, 2021
10am CDT May 6, 2021-6pm CDT May 12, 2021
 
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