Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

23°C

73°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 7 km/h
Barometer 1021.7 mb (30.19 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 29 Aug 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.  New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 14. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 25.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 15.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 14. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Labor Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
11:02 pm CDT Aug 29, 2016
11pm CDT Aug 29, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 5, 2016
 
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