Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 34. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a north wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 34. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.63°W
3:21 am CDT Oct 6, 2022
5am CDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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