Chilly Eastern Half of U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in Four Corners

A large, cold dome of high pressure will settle-in across the Eastern half of the country and chilly conditions with below normal temperatures are likely. In fact, a number of record low temperatures are possible Thursday morning and widespread freeze warnings are currently in effect. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather conditions are expected to persist across the Four Corners region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Apr 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

Freeze Warning April 22, 12:00am until April 22, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Clear then
    Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 9 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind 9 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
10:37 pm CDT Apr 21, 2021
10pm CDT Apr 21, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2021
 
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