Locally Heavy Rain and Snow Across Parts of the West Mid-Week

Heavy lower elevation rains and mountain snows are expected across northern California on Wednesday, as a storm system moves inland off the Pacific. This storm will spread heavy snows into the northern and central Rockies and portions of the High Plains late in the week. As it moves east, additional moderate to heavy rainfall is possible across parts of the already flooded Midwest by Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1030.5 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 26 Mar 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 40. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 2am, then rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then snow after 4am. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 32. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy. Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 40. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 48. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Rain before 2am, then rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then snow after 4am. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 32. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
9:03 am CDT Mar 26, 2019
9am CDT Mar 26, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 1, 2019
 
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