Severe Storms Possible in the South; Southwest Critical Fire Weather Threats

Severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, a couple of tornadoes, and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding may develop across the eastern South Plains to the Deep South. Dry, gusty winds in the Southwest will keep fire weather threats critical. Elevated fire weather threats also in portions of the East. Cool and snowy in the Northern Tier states and West mountains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 23 Apr 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Windy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Windy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 58. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Windy.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Windy.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
6:50 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
10am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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