Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

84°F

29°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Aug 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 11am and noon. Cloudy, with a high near 77. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
7:19 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
8pm CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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