Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 93.67°WElev: 955ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

8°C

46°F

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 13 km/h
Barometer 1017.7 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (43°F)
Visibility 3.22 km
Wind Chill6°C (42°F)
Last update 1 May 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines IA

Flood Warning May 1, 02:55pm until May 7, 07:00pm
Flood Warning until May 6, 03:00pm
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    Flood Warning until May 6, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Fri

    Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers with patchy drizzle, mainly before 5pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 5pm.  High near 11. North wind 14 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers

    High: 11 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 10 to 18 km/h.  New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 6 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers with patchy drizzle, mainly before 5pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 5pm. High near 11. North wind 14 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 6. North wind 10 to 18 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 17. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 8 to 10 km/h becoming west in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines IA
 41.58°N 93.63°W
9:42 am CDT May 1, 2016
12pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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