Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continues Over the Midwest/ East; Severe Thunderstorms Upper Midwest Into Great Lakes

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through today from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts are forecast into tonight across portions of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin into Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°C

85°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NE 31 G 46 km/h
Barometer 1009.1 mb (29.83 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (90°F)
Last update 20 Jul 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 10 to 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 27.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Northwest wind 10 to 13 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Northeast wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 10 to 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
1:49 pm CDT Jul 20, 2019
3pm CDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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