Des Moines, IA

63.1°F / 17.3°C
Light Rain
Humidity: 76%
Dew Point: 56°F / 13°C
Wind: South at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 29.76 in / 1008 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: (FEW) : 1000 ft / 304 m
Scattered Clouds (SCT) : 5500 ft / 1676 m
Overcast (OVC) : 9000 ft / 2743 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 72°F / 22°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 60°F / 16°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:5:47 AM CDT
Sunset:8:36 PM CDT
Moon Rise:12:59 PM CDT
Moon Set:1:35 AM CDT
Moon Phase Waxing Crescent
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KDSM 251054Z 23009KT 10SM -RA FEW010 SCT055 OVC090 18/16 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP077 P0002 T01780161
As of: 6:09 AM CDT on May 25, 2015
Observed at: Cross Creek West, Urbandale, IA

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Forecast

Today
chancerain
79° | 61°F
26° | 16°C
Tuesday
tstorms
77° | 59°F
25° | 15°C
Wednesday
clear
82° | 60°F
28° | 16°C
Today is forecast to be
Warmer than yesterday.
Early This Morning
Showers likely. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Today
Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Breezy. Showers likely in the morning...then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 70s. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Tonight
A chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then thunderstorms likely overnight. Low in the mid 60s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the mid 70s. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms through midnight. Low in the upper 50s. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. High around 80. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. High around 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.
Friday
Thunderstorms likely. High in the upper 70s. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Friday Night
Thunderstorms likely. Low in the upper 50s. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Saturday
Thunderstorms likely. Cooler. High in the mid 60s. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 50s.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the lower 70s.
As of: 3:53 am CDT on May 25, 2015 from station 50322
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Warnings & Notices

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:10 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

... NOAA Weather Radio wxl-94 at Waterloo is off the air...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter wxl-94 at Waterloo Iowa is off the
air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.

The Waterloo NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on channel 7... or a
frequency of 162.550 mhz... and services the following counties in
Iowa... Black Hawk... Bremer... Buchanan... Butler... Chickasaw...
Fayette... Floyd... and Grundy.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
kxi-68 at Saint Ansgar broadcasting on channel 3 or 162.450 mhz... kxi-
60 at Decorah broadcasting on channel 6 or 162.525 mhz... wwg-86 at
Prairie Du Chien broadcasting on channel 5 or 162.500 mhz... kxi-98 at
Marshalltown broadcasting on channel 5 or 162.500 mhz... and wng-
666 at Iowa Falls broadcasting on channel 6 or 162.525 mhz.

We apologize for this interruption and will have service restored as
soon as possible.


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