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Unsettled weather forecast across eastern U.S.

A storm system moving across the Great Lakes will bring unsettled weather to parts of the eastern U.S. on Monday, with widespread rain is expected across much of the Northeast. Snow is likely across Wisconsin and the western Great Lakes. Snow is also expected across the central and northern Rockies Monday into Tuesday.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: -2 °C

Tonight

Blustery

Blustery

Low: -7 °C

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 2 °C

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: -2 °C

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

High: 1 °C

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -8 °C

Thanksgiving
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: -3 °C

Thursday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -7 °C

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a west northwest wind around 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tonight Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -7. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 18 to 23 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 42 km/h.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around -2. South wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 centimeters possible.
  • Wednesday A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 1. West southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest 19 to 24 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h. New snow accumulation of around a centimeter possible.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
  • Thanksgiving Day Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 3.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 2.