Significant Winter Storm to Affect the Pacific Coast through the Upper Midwest

A significant storm will bring high winds and heavy precipitation, including mountain snow, to portions of the western U.S. this weekend. Extremely dangerous travel is expected through passes. Confidence is increasing that this storm will then impact the central U.S. with heavy snow and strong winds to the north and severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes and heavy rainfall to the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 9 Dec 8:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Urbandale IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy dense fog between 2am and 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Light southeast wind.

    Cloudy then
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain.  High near 47. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Windy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, mainly before 7pm.  Low around 31. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy dense fog between 2am and 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Light southeast wind.
Saturday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain. High near 47. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tuesday Night
Rain, mainly before 7pm. Low around 31. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery.
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Point Forecast:
Urbandale IA
 41.63°N 93.74°W
8:30 pm CST Dec 9, 2022
9pm CST Dec 9, 2022-6pm CST Dec 16, 2022
 
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