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Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes

Several days of heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding and river flooding from the Southern Plains to the Southern Great Lakes. A band of freezing rain is forecast across portions of the Southern Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

Overcast

-3°C

26°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 1037.9 mb (30.60 in)
Dewpoint -9°C (16°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-9°C (16°F)
Last update 21 Feb 3:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Winter Weather Advisory February 22, 09:00am until February 23, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near -3. North northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -3 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. East northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow and freezing rain likely before noon, then a chance of freezing drizzle between noon and 5pm, then a chance of drizzle after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. East southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of a centimeter possible.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 1 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am.  Low around -2. East southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: -2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of freezing rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then rain after 11am.  High near 6. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow between 10pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 5.

    Sunny

    High: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near -3. North northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. East northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 centimeters possible.
Thursday
Snow and freezing rain likely before noon, then a chance of freezing drizzle between noon and 5pm, then a chance of drizzle after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 1. East southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of a centimeter possible. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Thursday Night
Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am. Low around -2. East southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3. West northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of freezing rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then rain after 11am. High near 6. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow between 10pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 5.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 7.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -3.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
3:51 pm CST Feb 21, 2018
4pm CST Feb 21, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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