Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light east wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
12:33 pm CDT Aug 21, 2019
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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