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Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Jun 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning until June 28, 07:00am
Flood Warning until June 27, 03:00pm
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Flood Warning
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until June 28, 07:00am
    Flood Warning until June 27, 03:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:33 pm CDT Jun 23, 2018
4pm CDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2018
 
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