Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 12 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 9 May 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
10:07 am CDT May 9, 2021
11am CDT May 9, 2021-6pm CDT May 15, 2021
 
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