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Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Overcast

-5°C

23°F

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 30 km/h
Barometer 1025.1 mb (30.23 in)
Dewpoint -12°C (11°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-13°C (9°F)
Last update 7 Dec 11:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near -4. West northwest wind around 18 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. West northwest wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: -6 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: -3 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near -4. West northwest wind around 18 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around -11. Wind chill values as low as -20. West northwest wind 18 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -12. Northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 1.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -4.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -4.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
9:32 am CST Dec 7, 2016
12pm CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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