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Severe weather threat shifts east into Mississippi Valley on Wednesday

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center expects an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. The area of greatest concern is from central Missouri through Arkansas into eastern Texas and Louisiana. In this area, damaging winds, very large hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

8°C

46°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed E 31 G 44 km/h
Barometer 1012.6 mb (29.89 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 4.83 km
Wind Chill3°C (38°F)
Last update 29 Mar 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 8. East northeast wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 8pm, then showers after 8pm.  Low around 6. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 8. Northeast wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 2. North northeast wind 14 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. North wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 10 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 8. East northeast wind around 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Rain before 8pm, then showers after 8pm. Low around 6. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 8. Northeast wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 2. North northeast wind 14 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10. North wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
12:48 pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
4pm CDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 4, 2017
 
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