• Clear 66°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      100%
    • RealFeel
      67°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
  • Early AM

    Aug 31

    Lo 62°

    Clear

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      89°
    • Wind
      Speed
      3 mph
    Day Details >
  • Today

    Aug 31

    Hi 86°

    Mostly sunny and humid

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      23%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      92°
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Sep 1

    Hi 80°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      61%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      87°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    Day Details >
Next

Thunderstorms, some severe, late tonight through tomorrow morning

8/31 8/31 Now: 12:53am
AM 12-4
  • 12am Clear 66° 0%
  • 1am Mostly clear 65° 0%
  • 2am Mostly clear 64° 0%
  • 3am Mostly clear 63° 0%
  • 4am Mostly clear 63° 0%
AM 11-4
  • 11am Sunny 78° 0%
  • 12pm Sunny 79° 0%
  • 1pm Sunny 81° 1%
  • 2pm Mostly sunny 84° 4%
  • 3pm Mostly sunny 85° 4%
  • 4pm Partly sunny 86° 4%
PM 5-10
  • 5pm Intermittent clouds 85° 6%
  • 6pm Intermittent clouds 83° 6%
  • 7pm Intermittent clouds 80° 6%
  • 8pm Cloudy 77° 7%
  • 9pm Cloudy 76° 7%
  • 10pm Cloudy 74° 7%
Hourly Forecast >
Aug 30, 2014; 1:19 PM ET
Thunderstorms, some severe, tomorrow evening through Monday morning
Des Moines, IA Weather Forecast

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