Strong Cold Front Crossing Great Lakes and Northeast U.S.; Elevated Fire Weather in Southern California

A strong cold front will bring brisk to high winds across portions of the Great Lakes and the Northeast this weekend. Cold air arriving behind the front will trigger lake-effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes and accumulating snow over the higher terrain of the Northeast. Gusty offshore winds will maintain elevated fire weather conditions this weekend across coastal southern California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Oct 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Windy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 29. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 37. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Windy, with a northwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 29. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 37. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
6:19 pm CDT Oct 31, 2020
8pm CDT Oct 31, 2020-6pm CST Nov 7, 2020
 
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