Wintry Start to April from the Northern Rockies to the Northern Plains; Intense Storm Off the East Coast

Heavy snow and below normal temperatures will continue to shift across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains behind a cold front through Friday. Ahead of the front, a wintry mix including some freezing rain is forecast to develop across the eastern Dakotas into the Upper Midwest by Thursday. A strong storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast is producing hurricane-force winds and dangerous seas today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

43°F

6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 1 Apr 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Drizzle likely before 4am, then drizzle likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Drizzle
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 50. South wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of drizzle and snow before 1am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Drizzle/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 65. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Drizzle likely before 4am, then drizzle likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 50. South wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of drizzle and snow before 1am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 1am and 2am, then a slight chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
10:33 am CDT Apr 1, 2020
10am CDT Apr 1, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 7, 2020
 
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