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Active weather pattern Sunday brings threat of wintry weather to several parts of U.S

A few areas of active weather are expected on Sunday. The first will be in the Southwest, where locally heavy rain and mountain snow are possible from California to the Rockies. Farther east, wintry weather is possible over a large portion of the country. Numerous Winter Weather Advisories and a few Winter Storm Warnings are in effect from the southern Plains to New England.
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Des Moines IA

7 Day Forecast

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Des Moines, IA Local Forecast Office

Today

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 1 °C

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -13 °C

Monday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: -2 °C

Monday
Night

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

Low: -3 °C

Tuesday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Wintry
Mix

High: 3 °C

Tuesday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: -16 °C

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: -8 °C

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -18 °C

Thursday

Sunny

Sunny

High: -4 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1. Southwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around -13. West wind 5 to 11 km/h.
  • Monday Increasing clouds, with a high near -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A slight chance of snow before midnight, then snow and sleet likely between midnight and 3am, then freezing rain likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around -3. South southeast wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
  • Tuesday Rain or freezing rain likely before noon, then rain and snow likely between noon and 3pm, then snow likely after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Windy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 km/h becoming north northwest 29 to 39 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Windy.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -18.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near -4.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -7.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 5.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 3.