Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

51°F

11°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
11:47 pm CDT Sep 21, 2018
12am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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