Pacific Storm; Plains Temperature Records; Critical Fire Weather

A Pacific storm could bring areas of heavy snow and gusty winds from Wyoming into Minnesota Tuesday night into Wednesday. Ahead of this, temperatures in the central and northern Plains Tuesday will threaten two dozen or more high temperatures records. Dry, gusty winds are supporting critical fire weather for portions of the southern High Plains and southern Rockies Tuesday through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 9 Mar 12:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:19 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
1am CST Mar 9, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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