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

39°F

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1015.3 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint -4°C (24°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 6 Dec 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 5 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 7. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around -2. East wind around 11 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -2 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow and freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and noon, then rain after noon.  High near 4. East wind 10 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, mainly before midnight.  Low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Rain then
    Chance 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 0.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 7. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around -2. East wind around 11 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow and freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and noon, then rain after noon. High near 4. East wind 10 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
Rain, mainly before midnight. Low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 80%. 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 0.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
2:30 pm CST Dec 6, 2022
2pm CST Dec 6, 2022-6pm CST Dec 12, 2022
 
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