Severe Weather Shifts to the East; Record Warm Temperatures in the South

Scattered severe storms may produce damaging winds, hail, a few tornadoes, and isolated flash flooding from central New York/western New England southward into the Carolinas on Monday. An expansive early season heat wave will persist through the week bringing record-breaking temperatures across the Southwest through the Southern Plains through the week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

54°F

12°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 16 May 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
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
3:20 am CDT May 16, 2022
4am CDT May 16, 2022-6pm CDT May 22, 2022
 
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