Heavy rain in the Central U.S.; Unseasonable Warmth in the East

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 69. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light south southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light south southwest wind.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
10:33 am CDT Sep 22, 2019
12pm CDT Sep 22, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2019
 
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