Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern Plains to the Midwest today. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast through the Memorial Day weekend. Above normal temperatures will lead to a heat wave across the Southeastern states into early next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 May 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 25, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
6:33 pm CDT May 24, 2019
8pm CDT May 24, 2019-6pm CDT May 31, 2019
 
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