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Excessive Heat Spreads East; Many Areas with Heavy Rain Threats

Hot and muggy conditions are forecast to continue across the Midwest and Northeast, while spreading eastward. A frontal boundary bringing very heavy rains to the Upper Midwest will sag southward bringing cooler temperatures to areas to the north, including the city of Chicago. Heavy rains will also be possible along the Texas Gulf Coast from a tropical disturbance. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Jun 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Heat Advisory until June 18, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until June 18, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
6:17 am CDT Jun 18, 2018
8am CDT Jun 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jun 24, 2018
 
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