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Colder temperatures for the central and eastern U.S.

A strong cold front has ushered below-normal temperatures to the eastern half of the country for the weekend. Freeze Warnings and Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect for the mid-South and mid-Atlantic.
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Overcast

3°C

38°F

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint -13°C (8°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update on 27 Mar 7:54 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°N Lon: 93.67°W Elev: 955ft.

For More Weather Information:

Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 3 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. East southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 18 to 23 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. South wind 18 to 24 km/h.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Windy, with a south southwest wind 29 to 34 km/h becoming northwest 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
Last Update: 5:42 pm CDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2015
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