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

34°F

Few Clouds Feels like 27°
  • 9 mph SW
  • 67%
  • 24°
  • 29.78 in
  • 07:35 AM
  • 04:45 PM

Tonight

32°F Mostly Clear

  • 6 mph SSE
  • 10%
  • 04:45 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

28°F

Clear Feels like 22°
  • 6 mph SW
  • 81%
  • 23°
  • 29.76 in
  • 07:36 AM
  • 04:43 PM

Tonight

25°F Mostly Clear

  • 5 mph NNE
  • 10%
  • 04:43 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

32°F

Clear Feels like 25°
  • 8 mph SW
  • 75%
  • 25°
  • 29.8 in
  • 07:36 AM
  • 04:50 PM

Tonight

29°F Partly Cloudy

  • 6 mph E
  • 10%
  • 04:50 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

37°F

Clear Feels like 30°
  • 10 mph SW
  • 59%
  • 24°
  • 29.8 in
  • 07:29 AM
  • 04:42 PM

Tonight

30°F Mostly Clear

  • 5 mph SSE
  • 10%
  • 04:42 PM
  • Waning Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

28°F

Clear Feels like 23°
  • 5 mph WSW
  • 78%
  • 22°
  • 29.75 in
  • 07:40 AM
  • 04:44 PM

Tonight

24°F Mostly Clear

  • 6 mph NE
  • 10%
  • 04:44 PM
  • Waning Crescent