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 >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Partly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly after 11am.  High near 59. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 63. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly after 11am. High near 59. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Low around 51. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 63. East northeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
9:09 pm CDT May 23, 2022
10pm CDT May 23, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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