Elevated Fire Weather Threats for California; Cold Across Upper Midwest with Snow in Central Rockies

Unfortunately, elevated fire weather threats return this weekend for parts of California, as gusty offshore winds increase. Meanwhile, a large cold dome of surface high pressure will keep high temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average across the Upper Midwest and down the High Plains. Also, heavy snowfall is expected from Wyoming into northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Freezing Drizzle Fog/Mist

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 15 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1027.5 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 17 Nov 8:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 4pm. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Freezing
    Drizzle then
    Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of freezing drizzle, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 4pm. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 34.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
9:33 am CST Nov 17, 2018
9am CST Nov 17, 2018-6pm CST Nov 23, 2018
 
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