Severe Weather Potential Today from the Great Lakes to the Mid-South; Fire Weather Concerns for Southern California

Thunderstorms, some severe, are expected today along and ahead of a cold front extending from the Great Lakes into the Mid-South. Unseasonably mild weather is forecast along most of the eastern seaboard into Saturday. Meanwhile, temperatures are expected to remain below normal for parts of the West, Plains, and Rockies. Elevated fire weather conditions continue for Southern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

13°C

55°F

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NW 13 km/h
Barometer 1017.3 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (31°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill12°C (53°F)
Last update 15 Oct 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 6. West southwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 23. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 8. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 17. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 6. West southwest wind around 11 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 23. West southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 8. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
6:09 pm CDT Oct 15, 2021
7pm CDT Oct 15, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2021
 
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