Nothing says summer like lounging in your backyard sipping on a cool beverage!  The only thing better would be watching the Local 5 Meteorologist, Brad Edwards deliver the Most Accurate Weather Forecast in Central Iowa right from your backyard, while grilling up a tasty BBQ dinner for you and nine of your closest friends!

Each Thursday evening beginning June 1st, during Local 5 News at 5PM & 6PM, our Chief Meteorologist will deliver the evening’s weather forecast LIVE from a lucky winner’s backyard, while grillin’ some tasty BBQ. Enjoy the summer with us as we celebrate our 14th summer of Backyard BBQ! Enter to win your very own Backyard BBQ today!

Brad's Backyard Garden

Des Moines, IA 50321

84°F

Scattered Clouds Feels like 87°
  • 20 mph SE
  • 56%
  • 67°
  • 29.73 in
  • 06:59 AM
  • 07:16 PM

Tonight

80°F Partly Cloudy

  • 18 mph SE
  • 20%
  • 07:16 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

81°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 84°
  • 21 mph SSE
  • 67%
  • 69°
  • 29.74 in
  • 06:59 AM
  • 07:16 PM

Tonight

77°F Partly Cloudy

  • 15 mph SE
  • 20%
  • 07:16 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

82°F

Clear Feels like 82°
  • 25 mph SE
  • 1%
  • -29°
  • 29.73 in
  • 07:02 AM
  • 07:19 PM

Tonight

78°F Partly Cloudy

  • 17 mph SSE
  • 20%
  • 07:19 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

82°F

Clear Feels like 84°
  • 14 mph SSE
  • 60%
  • 67°
  • 29.8 in
  • 06:54 AM
  • 07:11 PM

Tonight

79°F Partly Cloudy

  • 13 mph SE
  • 20%
  • 07:11 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

81°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 84°
  • 15 mph SE
  • 65%
  • 68°
  • 29.7 in
  • 07:01 AM
  • 07:18 PM

Tonight

79°F Partly Cloudy

  • 16 mph SE
  • 20%
  • 07:18 PM
  • Waning Crescent