Locally Heavy Rain The Next Few Days; Inclement Weather Returns To Northwest Late In The Week

Locally heavy rainfall is expected the next few days in multiple areas of the Lower 48. Today rain is expected across the East, then on Wednesday in the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley and finally on Thursday across the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a very inclement weather pattern will take shape late week into the weekend for the Northwest, West Coast and much of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

4°C

40°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1015.9 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint -4°C (24°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Dec 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 6. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. East northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. East wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Rain

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -4. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 6. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. East northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before 9am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 4. East wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
2:00 pm CST Dec 6, 2022
2pm CST Dec 6, 2022-6pm CST Dec 12, 2022
 
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