Storms and Heavy Rainfall For Southern Plains and Texas; Increasing Warmth Across West

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy to excessive rainfall will be possible across the southern High Plains and much of Texas through Wednesday, with a slow moving storm system. Above average high temperatures are expected across much of the country this week, especially in the West, as a sturdy ridge of high pressure builds and expands across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Apr 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
7:03 am CDT Apr 22, 2019
7am CDT Apr 22, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2019
 
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