Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

6°F

-14°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint -2°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-8°F (-22°C)
Last update 21 Jan 5:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

Winter Weather Advisory January 22, 12:00am until January 23, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A slight chance of snow between 7am and 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 5am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 20 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2pm, then rain and snow between 2pm and 3pm, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 3pm.  High near 33. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and 1am.  Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and 1am. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow between 7am and 1pm.  Patchy blowing snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
A slight chance of snow between 7am and 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -10. Breezy, with a southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly after 5am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 5am. Wind chill values as low as 5. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 2pm, then rain and snow between 2pm and 3pm, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow after 3pm. High near 33. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 7pm, then a chance of snow between 7pm and 1am. Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and 1am. Low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A chance of snow between 7am and 1pm. Patchy blowing snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Blustery.
Friday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
5:19 am CST Jan 21, 2019
6am CST Jan 21, 2019-6pm CST Jan 27, 2019
 
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