Major Heat Wave Expected for Two-Thirds of the U.S.

A dangerous and widespread summer heat wave is expected through this upcoming weekend across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. A large dome of high pressure will allow high temperatures to surge into the 90s and 100s in many locations, while heat indices will top 100 and approach 110 degrees or higher. There also will be no relief at night, as low temperatures remain in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

Excessive Heat Warning July 17, 01:00pm until July 20, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 11 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
11:35 pm CDT Jul 16, 2019
4am CDT Jul 17, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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