Critical Fire Weather Threats and Dangerous Heat Continue Across the West

Dangerously hot temperatures and critical fire weather conditions will continue to be possible early this week over the Desert Southwest. Further north, severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains to the upper Midwest on Monday, expanding into the Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jun 2:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. South southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. Windy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. South southeast wind around 8 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 86. Windy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
10:33 pm CDT May 31, 2020
3am CDT Jun 1, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 7, 2020
 
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