Significant Severe Weather and Flooding Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through Thursday evening as well as a strong wind threat in portions of the Northeast. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground in the Plains means significant flooding will continue into next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

22°C

71°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed W 7 km/h
Barometer 1018.2 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 8°C (46°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 May 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Low around 16. Northeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  High near 26. East southeast wind 16 to 24 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 16. Northeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. High near 26. East southeast wind 16 to 24 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
3:50 pm CDT May 23, 2019
4pm CDT May 23, 2019-6pm CDT May 29, 2019
 
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