Tropical System Impacts for the East; Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Threats

Heavy rain and dangerous surf conditions up the East Coast are forecast as tropical storm conditions approach late this week and into the weekend. Meanwhile, strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to impact portions of the central U.S. including heavy to excessive rainfall through Saturday. For the Intermountain region, below normal temperatures and some snow for the higher terrain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7am and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind around 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Des Moines IA
 41.61°N 93.63°W
10:46 pm CDT Sep 21, 2023
11pm CDT Sep 21, 2023-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2023
 
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