Des Moines, IA

64.2°F / 17.9°C
Partly Cloudy
Humidity: 47%
Dew Point: 44°F / 6°C
Wind: SSW at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 29.84 in / 1010 hPa (Steady)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: (FEW) : 20000 ft / 6096 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 89°F / 32°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 67°F / 19°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:6:40 AM CDT
Sunset:7:48 PM CDT
Moon Rise:1:32 PM CDT
Moon Set:11:44 PM CDT
Moon Phase Waxing Crescent
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KDSM 020354Z 23004KT 10SM FEW200 21/17 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP105 T02110172 $
As of: 11:15 PM CDT on September 01, 2014
Observed at: Cross Creek West, Urbandale, IA

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Forecast

Today
partlycloudy
81° | 63°F
27° | 17°C
Wednesday
partlycloudy
86° | 73°F
30° | 23°C
Thursday
partlycloudy
93° | 64°F
34° | 18°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
nearly the same temperature as today.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 82F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 81F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Low of 63F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 86F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 73F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 93F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain after midnight. Low of 64F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.
Friday
Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Fog early. High of 79F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday Night
Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 55F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday
Overcast. High of 79F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. High of 79F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 57F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 82F. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.6 in. possible.
Monday Night
Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 66F. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.6 in. possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 86F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 64F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 84F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday Night
Clear. Low of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.
As of: 10:00 PM CDT on September 01, 2014 from station KIAURBAN1
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Flood Warning

Expires 2:30 PM CDT on September 03, 2014
Statement as of 9:08 PM CDT on September 1, 2014

... Flood Warning now in effect until early Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Raccoon river at Des Moines fleur Dr... or from Walnut Creek...
to the Des Moines River.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At 7:45 PM Monday the stage was 13.9 feet... or 1.9 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast... rise to 14.6 feet... or 2.6 feet above flood stage...
Tuesday morning. Go below flood stage early Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 13.5 feet... water affects the low areas of Water Works
Park.


Lat... Lon 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361




908 PM CDT Mon Sep 1 2014

... Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Moines River at Des Moines se 6th St... or from below the
center street dam... to Runnells.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 22.6 feet... or 1.4 feet below
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage early Tuesday morning. Continue
rising to 24.2 feet... or 0.2 feet above flood stage... Tuesday
morning. Go below flood stage Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact... at 24.0 feet... the bike trail is closed east of Water
Street.


Lat... Lon 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
      4159 9366 4159 9356




Local Storm Report



09/01/2014 0700 am

Des Moines, Polk County.

Heavy rain m1.85 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            1.85 inches at Des Moines Airport.




09/01/2014 0700 am

W Polk City, Polk County.

Heavy rain e2.24 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            2.24 inches of rain.




09/01/2014 0700 am

Des Moines, Polk County.

Heavy rain m1.85 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            1.85 inches at Des Moines Airport.





09/01/2014 0700 am

W Polk City, Polk County.

Heavy rain e2.24 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            2.24 inches of rain.




09/01/2014 0700 am

Des Moines, Polk County.

Heavy rain m2.19 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            2.19 inches at Des Moines Airport.



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