Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast and Breezy

-1°C

31°F

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 33 km/h
Barometer 1011.9 mb (29.86 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-8°C (18°F)
Last update 6 Dec 5:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 0 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -6. West wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: -4 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: -11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: -7 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -6.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a temperature falling to around -2 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -6. West wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 23 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -7. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 27 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Blustery.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
4:03 am CST Dec 6, 2016
6am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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