Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

53°F

12°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 24 May 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  High near 65. East northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 6 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

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. High near 65. East northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.6°W
6:50 am CDT May 24, 2022
7am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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