Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Great Basin

Monsoon moisture will result in locally heavy showers and thunderstorms over the Southwest, while heavy rain will also impact parts of the Northwest and Midwest. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are expected for much of the Great Basin. Finally, Tropical Storm Humberto remains well offshore of the Southeast, but rip currents and heavy surf are expected from Florida to the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Sep 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
7:50 am CDT Sep 15, 2019
9am CDT Sep 15, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 21, 2019
 
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