Alaska Storm; Locally Heavy Rain In Southwest

A powerful storm system continues to batter parts of northwestern and west-central Alaska today into early Saturday. Locally heavy rainfall is possible today through the weekend in parts of the Southwest, mainly in Arizona and New Mexico. Below normal high temperatures are expected today across much of the Midwest; before reaching the Eastern U.S. over the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

47°F

8°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.53 in (1034.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 7 Oct 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

Freeze Warning October 8, 01:00am until October 8, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Light west southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Light west southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
9:36 am CDT Oct 7, 2022
10am CDT Oct 7, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 13, 2022
 
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