• Early AM

    Jul 30

    Lo 64°

    Partly to mostly cloudy

    Fishing Weather
    • Precip
      11%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      77%
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Today

    Jul 30

    81°Lo 65°

    Warmer with some sun

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      8%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      31%
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 31

    83°Lo 68°

    Sunshine and humid

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      65%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Aug 1

    85°Lo 74°

    Periods of sun with a t-storm

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      40%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      95%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
  • Tue

    Aug 2

    93°Lo 73°

    Humid with clouds and sun

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      22%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      10%
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
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Hi 85° RealFeel® 92° Precipitation 51%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 12 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Intervals of clouds and sun with a thunderstorm; humid

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 90%
  • Precipitation: 0.11 in
  • Rain: 0.11 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs
Lo 74° RealFeel® 78° Precipitation 40%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Humid with plenty of clouds; watch for a strong thunderstorm late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.1 in
  • Rain: 0.1 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs

Temperature History - Aug 1

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  Today Normal Record 8/1/2015
High 85° 85° 99° (2012) 88°
Low 74° 66° 51° (1898) 68°

Solunar Information for Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:10 AM with 14:21 of sunlight, then sets at 8:31 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:57 AM with 14:39 of moolight, then sets at 7:36 PM

Tue, Aug 2
New
Wed, Aug 10
First
Thu, Aug 18
Full
Thu, Aug 25
Last

Trout Tactics

Apr 4, 2012; 5:00 AM ET We spend a day with world-renowned fly fisherman Joe Humphreys, who hosted a nationally broadcast fly fishing show on ESPN, and taught his craft for over 40 years. Some of his better-known pupils include former President Jimmy Carter and basketball coach Bobby Knight. Violeta Yas reports.

Mon. Fishing Weather