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

75°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 75°
  • 22 mph WNW
  • 41%
  • 50°
  • 29.9 in
  • 05:41 AM
  • 08:52 PM

Tonight

73°F Mostly Cloudy

  • 12 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 08:52 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

75°F

Scattered Clouds Feels like 75°
  • 18 mph NNW
  • 46%
  • 53°
  • 29.91 in
  • 05:39 AM
  • 08:54 PM

Tonight

73°F Partly Cloudy

  • 15 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 08:54 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

70°F

Overcast Feels like 70°
  • 14 mph NNW
  • 53%
  • 52°
  • 29.98 in
  • 05:45 AM
  • 08:53 PM

Tonight

70°F Partly Cloudy

  • 16 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 08:53 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

78°F

Scattered Clouds Feels like 79°
  • 17 mph WNW
  • 42%
  • 53°
  • 29.89 in
  • 05:37 AM
  • 08:46 PM

Tonight

73°F Partly Cloudy

  • 14 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 08:46 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

70°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 70°
  • 12 mph NW
  • 49%
  • 50°
  • 29.95 in
  • 05:39 AM
  • 08:58 PM

Tonight

70°F Partly Cloudy

  • 12 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 08:58 PM
  • Waning Crescent