Des Moines, IA

88.0°F / 31.1°C
Partly Cloudy
Heat Index: 85°F / 29°C
Humidity: 24%
Dew Point: 47°F / 8°C
Wind: SSE at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 2.7 mph / 4.3 km/h
Pressure: 29.91 in / 1013 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: (FEW) : 3400 ft / 1036 m
(FEW) : 5000 ft / 1524 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 79°F / 26°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 60°F / 16°C
UV: 5 out of 16
Sunrise:6:39 AM CDT
Sunset:7:50 PM CDT
Moon Rise:9:04 PM CDT
Moon Set:8:52 AM CDT
Moon Phase Waning Gibbous
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KDSM 312054Z 19010KT 10SM FEW034 FEW050 31/22 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP127 T03060217 58014
As of: 4:45 PM CDT on August 31, 2015
Observed at: Cross Creek West, Urbandale, IA

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Forecast

Today
clear
89° | 67°F
31° | 19°C
Tuesday
clear
92° | 70°F
33° | 21°C
Wednesday
partlycloudy
90° | 70°F
32° | 21°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Warmer than today.
Late This Afternoon
Mostly sunny. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Low in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny. Patchy fog through mid morning. High in the upper 80s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. High in the upper 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny. High in the upper 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low around 70.
Friday
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny with isolated thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with scattered thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low in the lower 60s. Chance of thunderstorms 50 percent.
Labor Day
Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Not as warm. High in the mid 70s. Chance of thunderstorms 50 percent.
As of: 3:46 PM CDT on August 31, 2015 from station 50322
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Flood Warning

Expires 8:12 AM CDT on September 03, 2015
Statement as of 4:21 PM CDT on August 31, 2015

... Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the south Skunk River at Colfax... or from the Jasper-Polk County
line... to the Jasper-Marion County line.
* Until Wednesday morning.
* At 2:45 PM Monday the stage was 17.0 feet... or 1.0 feet below
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage early Tuesday morning. Continue
rising to 18.7 feet... or 0.7 feet above flood stage... Tuesday
evening. Go below flood stage Wednesday morning.



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