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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

32°C

89°F

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 31 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1013.3 mb (29.95 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (94°F)
Last update 8 Aug 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind around 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming south southeast 8 to 13 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. South wind around 16 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming south southeast 8 to 13 km/h in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
3:20 pm CDT Aug 8, 2020
4pm CDT Aug 8, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
 
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