Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

51°F

11°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 21 May 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 6 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
12:05 am CDT May 22, 2022
12am CDT May 22, 2022-6pm CDT May 27, 2022
 
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