Early Wintry Conditions for much of the Eastern 2/3rds of the U.S.; Warm and Stagnant Air in the West

Arctic air will bring snow, freezing rain, gusty winds, and some of the coldest temperatures of the season east of the Rockies early this week. Heavy snow with potential for freezing rain will be possible for a wide swath of New York. Lake effect snow will produce heavy snow downwind of the Great Lakes. Warm temperatures continue in the West along with air quality issues in the interior Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 33 G 57 km/h
Barometer 1035.7 mb (30.54 in)
Dewpoint -15°C (5°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-17°C (1°F)
Last update 11 Nov 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Veterans
    Day

    Veterans Day: A chance of flurries.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: -7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around -16. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: -16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -20. West northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: -5 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 2. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 1.

    Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -6.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

Veterans Day
A chance of flurries. Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around -16. North northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 8 to 13 km/h after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near -5. Wind chill values as low as -20. West northwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. South wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 2. South wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 1.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
12:03 pm CST Nov 11, 2019
3pm CST Nov 11, 2019-6pm CST Nov 17, 2019
 
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