Early Wintry Conditions for much of the Eastern 2/3rds of the U.S.; Warm and Stagnant Air in the West

Arctic air will bring snow, freezing rain, gusty winds, and some of the coldest temperatures of the season east of the Rockies early this week. Heavy snow with potential for freezing rain will be possible for a wide swath of New York. Lake effect snow will produce heavy snow downwind of the Great Lakes. Warm temperatures continue in the West along with air quality issues in the interior Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 36 mph
Barometer 30.54 in (1035.7 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 11 Nov 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Veterans
    Day

    Veterans Day: A chance of flurries before 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Veterans Day
A chance of flurries before 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -5. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Wind chill values as low as 5. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
2:51 pm CST Nov 11, 2019
3pm CST Nov 11, 2019-6pm CST Nov 17, 2019
 
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