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from: Feb 19 2018 6:00 pm until: Feb 20 2018 12:00 pm Winter Storm Watch level: Moderate
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...Two Rounds of Freezing Rain to Affect Much of Iowa... .A winter storm will produce two rounds of freezing rain; the first across about the northwest half of Iowa late tonight into Monday and the second in a broad swath from southwest to northeast across Iowa from Monday evening into Tuesday. Ice accumulations will make travel very hazardous at times. Tree
from: Feb 18 2018 9:47 am until: 2:00 pm Wind Advisory level: Minor
Minimal threat to life or property - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
...Strong Winds Into the Afternoon Today... .South winds continue to strengthen and will continue into the afternoon. This will result in strong crosswinds making for difficult driving on east west roads. Loose objects will also be blown around. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS

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Temperature

Overcast Overcast
Currently: 52.3, Min: 23.8, Max: 52.6
52.3°F 

 Cool 

Feels like: 49°F
Inside: 75.0°F
  High Low
Today: 52.6°F (1:21 pm) 23.8°F (1:31 am)
Yesterday: 51.7°F (1:09 pm) 23.8°F (1:31 am)
Month: 52.6°F -5.4°F
Year: 57.5°F -17.6°F
Last year: 63.3°F (2:09 pm) 33.1°F (7:42 am)
Records/today: 68.0°F (1981) -13.0°F (1903)
Normals/today: 37.0°F 20.0°F

Rain

Rain Today:0.00 in


Rain Rate/hr:0.00 in


Yesterday:0.00 in


This Month:0.60 in


Season Total:1.88 in


Wind

Wind from SSW

Wind from SSW
6.0 mph

2 Bft
Light breeze


Gust:
6.0 mph


Gust today:
18.0 mph at 12:29 am


Almanac

Sun:   sunrise  7:04 am sunset  5:52 pm

Daylight hh:mm 10:48 (+ 3 minutes)


Moon:  moonrise  8:43 am moonset  8:51 pm

Waxing Crescent,  6% Illuminated

Humidity & Barometer

Humidity: 37%


Dew Point: 27.0°F


Barometer: 29.74 inHg


Trend: Falling Rapidly


Solar Radiation

533 W/m2


High: 640 @  1:12 pm

UV Index more information

Now: 2.6    Low 


Max: 3.1 @  12:30 pm


Air quality for West Side of Des Moines and Just East of Windsor Heights, Iowa - Click on an image to enlarge it - For more information visit Airnow.gov

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Good Moderate Unhealthy-Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous

Des Moines, IA - Air quality forecast  

Current PM2.5 49 Good
     
2018-02-18 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-02-19 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-02-20 O3 0-50 Good
     
2018-02-21 O3 0-50 Good
     
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     Forecast issued at: Friday Feb 16 2018

UV Index Forecast 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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3.4 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.6
 Medium   Medium   Medium   Medium   Medium   Medium 
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weather forecast (summary)  more information

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This
  Afternoon
Tonight
 
Washington's
  Birthday
Monday
  Night
Tuesday
 
Tuesday
  Night
Wednesday
 
Wednesday
  Night
Thursday
 
Thursday
  Night
Sunny Mostly Cloudy then Light Rain Light Rain Freezing Rain Freezing Rain then Slight Chance Light Snow Slight Chance Light Snow then Mostly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Mostly Cloudy then Light Snow Likely
Sunny Mostly Cloudy then Light Rain Light Rain Freezing Rain Freezing Rain then Slight Chance Light Snow Slight Chance Light Snow then Mostly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Partly Cloudy Mostly Sunny Mostly Cloudy then Light Snow Likely
Hi: 53° Lo: 38° Hi: 42° Lo: 27° Hi: 29° Lo: 11° Hi: 25° Lo: 16° Hi: 38° Lo: 25°

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Forecast

This
  Afternoon
Sunny Sunny. High near 53, with temperatures falling to around 47 in the afternoon. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
 
Mostly Cloudy then Light Rain Rain likely after midnight, then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 38, with temperatures rising to around 42 overnight. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Washington's
  Birthday
Light Rain Rain likely before 6am, then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms, then rain likely and a slight chance of freezing rain. Cloudy. High near 42, with temperatures falling to around 33 in the afternoon. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Monday
  Night
Freezing Rain A chance of rain before 6pm, then freezing rain and rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than half an inch possible.
Tuesday
 
Freezing Rain then Slight Chance Light Snow Freezing rain before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 29. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than half an inch possible.
Tuesday
  Night
Slight Chance Light Snow then Mostly Cloudy A slight chance of snow before 6pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
 
Mostly Sunny Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday
  Night
Partly Cloudy Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
 
Mostly Sunny Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday
  Night
Mostly Cloudy then Light Snow Likely Snow likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
 
Light Snow Likely Snow likely before 10am, then rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
  Night
Chance Rain And Snow A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
 
Chance Light Snow then Partly Sunny A chance of snow before 6am. Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
  Night
Partly Cloudy Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

 Forecast from NOAA-NWS for 1 Miles East of Windsor Heights IA

Details

Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
12pm - 3pmiconno clouds53°15 mph - Moderate breeze
from the South
gusts up to 21 mph
44 %
3pm - 6pmiconsome clouds47°Chance of precipitation
68%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the South
gusts up to 8 mph
58 %
6pm - 9pmiconpartly cloudy40°
Feels like 35°F
Chance of precipitation
68%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the SSE
gusts up to 9 mph
79 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
9pm - 12amiconpartly cloudy
chance light rain
38°
Feels like 33°F
0.06 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
68%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the SSE
gusts up to 8 mph
89 %
12am - 3amiconpartly cloudy
likely light rain
40°
Feels like 35°F
Chance of precipitation
68%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
gusts up to 8 mph
85 %
3am - 6amiconpartly cloudy
slight chance thunderstorms
definitely light rain
41°
Feels like 36°F
0.08 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
80%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the East
gusts up to 7 mph
89 %
6am - 9amiconpartly cloudy
definitely light rain
40°
Feels like 35°F
Chance of precipitation
80%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
gusts up to 8 mph
86 %
9am - 12pmiconpartly cloudy
chance light rain
39°
Feels like 33°F
0.01 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
80%
9 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
gusts up to 12 mph
89 %
12pm - 3pmiconpartly cloudy
chance light rain
36°
Feels like 29°F
Chance of precipitation
80%
9 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
gusts up to 12 mph
85 %
3pm - 6pmiconpartly cloudy
likely light rain
34°
Feels like 26°F
0.05 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
77%
10 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
gusts up to 13 mph
82 %
6pm - 9pmiconpartly cloudy
likely light freezing rain
32°
Feels like 24°F
Chance of precipitation
77%
9 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
gusts up to 12 mph
78 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
9pm - 12amiconpartly cloudy
definitely light freezing rain
31°
Feels like 24°F
0.10 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
77%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the North
gusts up to 7 mph
78 %
12am - 3amiconpartly cloudy
definitely light freezing rain
31°
Feels like 24°F
Chance of precipitation
77%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
gusts up to 8 mph
75 %
3am - 6amiconpartly cloudy
likely light freezing rain
27°
Feels like 17°F
0.05 in
for next 6 hours
Chance of precipitation
57%
12 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
gusts up to 14 mph
84 %
6am - 9amiconpartly cloudy
likely light freezing rain
28°
Feels like 19°F
Chance of precipitation
57%
9 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
gusts up to 12 mph
81 %
9am - 12pmiconpartly cloudy
slight chance light freezing rain
29°
Feels like 19°F
Chance of precipitation
57%
12 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
gusts up to 14 mph
71 %
12pm - 3pmiconpartly cloudy
slight chance light freezing rain
28°
Feels like 17°F
Chance of precipitation
57%
14 mph - Moderate breeze
from the NW
gusts up to 20 mph
72 %
3pm - 6pmiconpartly cloudy24°
Feels like 11°F
15 mph - Moderate breeze
from the NNW
gusts up to 23 mph
71 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
6pm - 12amiconsome clouds16°
Feels like 2°F
13 mph - Moderate breeze
from the NNW
73 %
12am - 6amiconno clouds11°
Feels like -2°F
10 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
76 %
6am - 12pmiconsome clouds23°
Feels like 14°F
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the North
47 %
12pm - 6pmiconsome clouds24°
Feels like 16°F
7 mph - Light breeze
from the NNE
50 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
6pm - 12amiconsome clouds19°
Feels like 12°F
5 mph - Light breeze
from the NE
64 %
12am - 6amiconsome clouds17°
Feels like 10°F
5 mph - Light breeze
from the ENE
70 %
6am - 12pmiconno clouds35°
Feels like 30°F
6 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
41 %
12pm - 6pmiconsome clouds35°
Feels like 29°F
Chance of precipitation
38%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
49 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
6pm - 12amiconsome clouds
chance light snow
26°
Feels like 19°F
Chance of precipitation
38%
6 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
78 %
12am - 6amiconsome clouds
likely light snow
27°
Feels like 21°F
Chance of precipitation
55%
6 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
88 %
6am - 12pmiconpartly cloudy
chance light rain
40°
Feels like 35°F
Chance of precipitation
55%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the SSE
64 %
12pm - 6pmiconpartly cloudy
chance light rain
41°
Feels like 36°F
Chance of precipitation
48%
7 mph - Light breeze
from the ESE
65 %
Period Forecast Temperature Precipitation Wind Humidity
6pm - 12amiconsome clouds
chance light snow
32°
Feels like 25°F
Chance of precipitation
48%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NW
92 %
12am - 6amiconpartly cloudy29°
Feels like 20°F
Chance of precipitation
14%
10 mph - Gentle breeze
from the NNW
88 %
6am - 12pmiconpartly cloudy41°
Feels like 36°F
Chance of precipitation
14%
8 mph - Gentle breeze
from the WNW
65 %
12pm - 6pmiconsome clouds42°
Feels like 36°F
Chance of precipitation
14%
9 mph - Gentle breeze
from the WNW
57 %

Soil moisture and temperature more information

 Depth
in in 
   Moisture - cb          Temperature - °F   
MinMaxActualGrow conditionsActualMax Min
4200200200
Dangerous Dry
(101 - 240cb)
Frost line
(20 - 33°F)
303029
12169186185
Dangerous Dry
(101 - 240cb)
Frost line
(20 - 33°F)
323232
24555
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Frost line
(20 - 33°F)
303029
36111111
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Frost line
(20 - 33°F)
323232

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