Wintry Weather From The Appalachians to New England

A strong cold front moving through the East and off the East Coast is expected to produce a zone of snow. Some accumulations are possible from the south-central Appalachians to southeast New England through tomorrow morning, which may hinder the morning commute. Entrenched in the cold air, lake effect snow continues around the Great Lakes and frigid temperatures linger over the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Fair

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1029.4 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 10 Dec 6:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Mostly clear during the early evening, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 5. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the evening.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as 10. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 5am. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly between 1am and 5am. Mostly clear during the early evening, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Wind chill values as low as 5. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the evening. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as 10. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 31 by 5am. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Calm wind.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 10pm, then a chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
5:33 pm CST Dec 10, 2019
7pm CST Dec 10, 2019-6pm CST Dec 17, 2019
 
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