Unsettled Weather In the West; Above Average Temperatures in the Central U.S.

A relatively quiet stretch of weather is expected across much of the Continental U.S. with the exception of the West Coast where rain and higher elevation snow will impact the Northwest and northern California through Tuesday. An elevated fire weather risk is expected in portions of the southern and central Plains. Record high temperatures are possible across the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 7 Mar 5:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy, with a south southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy, with a south southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Windy.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
5:34 am CST Mar 7, 2021
6am CST Mar 7, 2021-6pm CST Mar 13, 2021
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database