Arctic Front to Bring Wintry Conditions and Bitter Cold

A strong arctic front will bring heavy snow and blowing snow and high winds across the North Plains. As the front moves south, bitter cold will spread across much of the western 2/3rds of the U.S. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes, and heavy snow and areas with a wintry mix can be expected in southwest Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 20 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1006.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill17°F (-8°C)
Last update 27 Jan 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Norwalk IA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 5am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 22 by 9am, then falling to around 18 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 5am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a southwest wind 13 to 22 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly between 9am and noon. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 22 by 9am, then falling to around 18 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as 5. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Patchy blowing snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around -2.
Monday
Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Norwalk IA
 41.48°N 93.66°W
3:15 am CST Jan 27, 2023
4am CST Jan 27, 2023-6pm CST Feb 2, 2023
 
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