• Cloudy 75°
    Outdoor Concert Current Weather
    • RealFeel
      77°
    • Relative Humidity
      61%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
  • Today

    May 5

    Hi 79°

    Mostly cloudy with a t-storm

    Good for an outdoor concert
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      80°
    • Precip
      52%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    May 6

    Hi 77°

    Mainly cloudy with a t-storm

    Good for an outdoor concert
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      76°
    • Precip
      55%
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
    Day Details >
  • Thursday

    May 7

    Hi 79°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for an outdoor concert
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      77°
    • Precip
      61%
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
    Day Details >
Next

A thunderstorm today

5/5 5/6 Now: 1:52pm
PM 1-5
  • 1pm Mostly cloudy 75° 34%
  • 2pm Thunderstorms 76° 51%
  • 3pm Mostly cloudy 77° 47%
  • 4pm Mostly cloudy 78° 40%
  • 5pm Intermittent clouds 79° 34%
AM 12-5
  • 12am Mostly cloudy 67° 1%
  • 1am Cloudy 66° 2%
  • 2am Cloudy 66° 5%
  • 3am Cloudy 65° 5%
  • 4am Cloudy 65° 6%
  • 5am Mostly cloudy 64° 7%
AM 6-11
  • 6am Mostly cloudy 62° 7%
  • 7am Mostly cloudy 64° 10%
  • 8am Mostly cloudy 66° 15%
  • 9am Mostly cloudy 69° 15%
  • 10am Cloudy 73° 19%
  • 11am Cloudy 74° 47%
Hourly Forecast >
May 05, 2015; 1:22 AM ET
Five-day Weather Forecast for Des Moines, IA
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