• Today

    Jan 31

    40°Lo 30°

    Rain and snow showers

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      85%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
  • Sun

    Feb 1

    31°Lo 1°

    Breezy with snow; colder

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      68%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      99%
    • Wind
      Speed
      20 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Feb 2

    19°Lo 14°

    Mostly sunny

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      25%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      24%
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Feb 3

    33°Lo 9°

    Mostly cloudy and not as cold

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      4%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      79%
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Feb 4

    18°Lo -4°

    Colder with on-and-off snow

    Poor for fishing
    • Precip
      66%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      96%
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
    more
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Hi 40° RealFeel® 38° Precipitation 85%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SW 8 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Rain and snow showers beginning in the late morning, accumulating a coating to an inch

  • Max UV Index: 0 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • Precipitation: 0.24 in
  • Rain: 0.15 in
  • Snow: 0.8 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 5.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3.5 hrs
Lo 30° RealFeel® 16° Precipitation 83%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ENE 9 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

Snow, accumulating an additional 4-8 inches; roads will be snow-packed and slippery

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0.57 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 5.0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 9 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Jan 31

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  Today Normal Record 1/31/2014
High 40° 32° 65° (1989) 20°
Low 30° 15° -21° (1996)

Solunar Information for West Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 7:28 AM with 10:01 of sunlight, then sets at 5:29 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:54 PM with 14:42 of moolight, then sets at 5:36 AM

Tue, Feb 3
Full
Thu, Feb 12
Last
Wed, Feb 18
New
Wed, Feb 25
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Radar & Satellite

Sat. Fronts & Pressure

Sat. Fishing Weather