Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the Upper Midwest. A lingering front will bring another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the South Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain Critical across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 12 Aug 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
8:34 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
10pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database