Three Weather Areas of Concern Today

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three will gradually approach the northern Gulf Coast with heavy rain and potential flooding. Meanwhile, a sharp cold front will produce severe thunderstorms with significant winds, hail, tornadoes and possible flooding across the Ohio Valley. Finally, a large dome of high pressure will continue the major heat wave over the West, extending into the central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°C

78°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 1008.5 mb (29.81 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 18 Jun 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 20. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South southeast wind 13 to 23 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North northeast wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 20. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. South southeast wind 13 to 23 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
10:22 am CDT Jun 18, 2021
10am CDT Jun 18, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
 
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