Fire Weather Concerns Continue in California; Pattern Change Possible Later this Week

Low humidity and gusty winds will continue across portions of California through Monday, although the weather pattern may change by Wednesday with increasing rain chances. Elsewhere, chilly conditions will persist across the northern and eastern states with rounds of light snow over the Great Lakes and Northeast, while areas of rain develop in south Texas and the Gulf Coast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 19 Nov 4:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 20. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
5:18 am CST Nov 19, 2018
5am CST Nov 19, 2018-6pm CST Nov 25, 2018
 
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