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from: Sep 24 2017 5:09 am until: 4:00 pm Special Weather Statement level: Minor
Minimal threat to life or property - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
...Near Record Highs Again Today... One last day of unusually high heat and humidity can be expected to end the weekend. Highs, which will be at or near records, will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s today with peak heat indices a few degrees higher. People planning and attending outdoor events and activities,

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Temperature

Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
Currently: 88.7, Min: 68, Max: 89.4
88.7°F 

 Hot 

Feels like: 93°F
  High Low
Today: 89.4°F (1:30 pm) 68.0°F (7:07 am)
Yesterday: 90.4°F (2:46 pm) 69.0°F (7:34 am)
Month: 91.1°F 45.5°F
Year: 99.0°F -3.0°F
Last year: 86.2°F (2:19 pm) 67.5°F (7:02 am)
Records/today: 89.0°F (2016) 31.0°F (1942)
Normals/today: 73.0°F 51.0°F

Rain

Rain Today:0.00 in


Rain Rate/hr:0.00 in


Yesterday:0.00 in


This Month:1.09 in


Season Total:22.80 in


Wind

Wind from East

Wind from East
1.0 mph

0 Bft
Calm


Gust:
1.0 mph


Gust today:
8.0 mph at 6:30 am


Almanac

Sun:   sunrise  7:05 am sunset  7:07 pm

Daylight hh:mm 12:01 ( -3 minutes)


Moon:  moonrise  11:23 am moonset  9:56 pm

Waxing Crescent,  15% Illuminated

Humidity & Barometer

Humidity: 50%


Dew Point: 68.0°F


Barometer: 29.87 inHg


Trend: Falling Slowly


Solar Radiation

780 W/m2


High: 828 @  1:47 pm

UV Index more information

Now: 4.9    Medium 


Max: 5.6 @  1:10 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 59 Moderate  
    
2017-09-24 O3 0-50 Good
     
2017-09-25 O3 0-50 Good
     
2017-09-26 O3 0-50 Good
     
2017-09-27 O3 0-50 Good
     
2017-09-28 O3 0-50 Good
     
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     Forecast issued at: Saturday Sep 23 2017

UV Index Forecast 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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5.9 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.2 4.9
 High   High   High   High   Medium   Medium 
UV forecast courtesy of and Copyright © KNMI/ESA (www.temis.nl). Used with permission.   - script v3: by Wim van der Kuil - Leuven-Template.eu
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icon A mix of clouds and sunicon Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms overnighticon Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstormsicon Scattered thunderstorms during the evening followed by occasional showers overnighticon Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoonicon Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnighticon Mostly sunnyicon Partly cloudyicon Abundant sunshineicon Mostly clear skies
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94°68°84°63°70°50°72°51°75°52°
0% Chance of
0.00 in
30% Chance of
0.02 in
50% Chance of
0.15 in
60% Chance of
0.19 in
50% Chance of
0.08 in
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14 mph S

8 mph S

11 mph NW

10 mph N

9 mph WNW

Graphs


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Table

Date Forecast icon Humidity Rain Wind
Sunday
24 September
A mix of clouds and sun icon A mix of clouds and sun 94° 40% Winds S at 10 to 20 mph
0.00 in
High around 90F
Sunday Night Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms overnight icon Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms overnight 68° Chance of rain 30%
0.02 in
Winds SSE
5 to 10 mph
Monday
25 September
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms icon Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms 84° 71% Chance of rain 50%
0.15 in
Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Monday Night Scattered thunderstorms during the evening followed by occasional showers overnight icon Scattered thunderstorms during the evening followed by occasional showers overnight 63° Chance of rain 60%
0.19 in
Winds light and variable
Tuesday
26 September
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon icon Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon 70° 77% Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph
0.08 in
High around 70F
Tuesday Night Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight icon Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight 50° Winds NNW
5 to 10 mph
Wednesday
27 September
Mostly sunny icon Mostly sunny 72° 56% Winds N
10 to 15 mph
Wednesday Night Partly cloudy icon Partly cloudy 51° Winds light and variable
Thursday
28 September
Abundant sunshine icon Abundant sunshine 75° 56% Winds WNW
5 to 10 mph
Thursday Night Mostly clear skies icon Mostly clear skies 52° Winds NW
5 to 10 mph
Friday
29 September
Sunshine and clouds mixed icon Sunshine and clouds mixed 68° 61% Winds N at 5 to 10 mph
0.00 in
High 68F
Friday Night A few clouds icon A few clouds 46° Winds N
5 to 10 mph
Saturday
30 September
Sunshine and clouds mixed icon Sunshine and clouds mixed 67° 55% Winds N
5 to 10 mph
Saturday Night Partly cloudy skies icon Partly cloudy skies 49° Winds SE
5 to 10 mph
Sunday
1 October
Partly cloudy icon Partly cloudy 70° 56% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Sunday Night A few clouds icon A few clouds 56° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Monday
2 October
Partly cloudy skies icon Partly cloudy skies 76° 58% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Monday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 57° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
Tuesday
3 October
Sunny skies icon Sunny skies 79° 62% Winds S
10 to 15 mph
Tuesday Night Clear skies icon Clear skies 58° Winds S
5 to 10 mph
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Soil moisture and temperature more information

 Depth
in in 
   Moisture - cb          Temperature - °F   
MinMaxActualGrow conditionsActualMax Min
4797
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
727370
12555
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
737572
24212321
Adequate
(11 - 26cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
707170
36898
Saturated
(0 - 11cb)
Ideal growth
(70 - 100°F)
717171

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