Damaging High Winds and Critical Fire Weather Threats in California

A strong low pressure center off the southern California Coast will produce high winds in the Sierra-Nevada mountains, and central and southern coastal ranges. Very dry conditions combined with these high winds will produce critical fire weather threats in the central and southern coastal ranges. Heavy snow in the South and Central Rockies, and Great Lakes; and heavy rain in Hawaii will continue. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

36°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 16 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 19 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 30. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    High: 30 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 30. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 18 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 39. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
11:20 am CST Jan 19, 2021
1pm CST Jan 19, 2021-6pm CST Jan 25, 2021
 
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