Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  High near 79. South southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of sprinkles after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. High near 79. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
2:20 pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
3pm CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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