Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 19 Dec 12:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of drizzle between 4am and 5am, then a chance of sprinkles after 5am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 41. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of sprinkles after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Sprinkles

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of drizzle before 1am, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries between 1am and 3am, then a chance of flurries after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles
    then Chance
    Sprinkles/Flurries

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of drizzle between 4am and 5am, then a chance of sprinkles after 5am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 41. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of sprinkles after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A chance of drizzle before 1am, then a chance of sprinkles and flurries between 1am and 3am, then a chance of flurries after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Christmas Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
11:17 pm CST Dec 18, 2018
1am CST Dec 19, 2018-6pm CST Dec 25, 2018
 
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