• Tonight

    Jul 11

    Lo 71°

    A couple of strong t-storms

    Fishing Weather
    • Precip
      65%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      91%
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Sat

    Jul 12

    90°Lo 67°

    Strong t-storms, mainly later

    Excellent for fishing
    • Precip
      66%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      69%
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Jul 13

    84°Lo 63°

    Some sun, a t-storm; humid

    Good for fishing
    • Precip
      51%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      45%
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Jul 14

    75°Lo 52°

    Partly sunny

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      25%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      48%
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Jul 15

    71°Lo 54°

    Mostly sunny and comfortable

    Very Good for fishing
    • Precip
      5%
    • Cloud
      Cover
      11%
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
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Hi 78° RealFeel® 88° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

A couple of showers and a heavy thunderstorm; humid with plenty of clouds

  • Max UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3.5 hrs
Lo 71° RealFeel® 68° Precipitation 65%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SE 7 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

A few strong t-storms; mostly cloudy; storms can bring downpours, large hail and damaging winds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 95%
  • Precipitation: 0.6 in
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 3 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 3 hrs

Temperature History - Jul 11

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 7/11/2013
High 78° 86° 103° (1954) 86°
Low 71° 67° 54° (1945) 63°

Solunar Information for West Des Moines, IA

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:51 AM with 14:59 of sunlight, then sets at 8:50 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:59 PM with 10:14 of moolight, then sets at 6:13 AM

Sat, Jul 12
Full
Sat, Jul 19
Last
Sat, Jul 26
New
Mon, Aug 4
First

Future of Hunting, Fishing Could Be in Jeopardy

Nov 1, 2012; 5:00 AM ET As the world warms, due to a changing climate, there is a chance the sport of hunting and fishing could be affected. Valerie Smock has more on what could happen in the future.

Radar & Satellite

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Fri. Fishing Weather