Backyard BBQ

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!

Des Moines, IA 50321

66°F

Scattered Clouds Feels like 66°
  • 14 mph NE
  • 25%
  • 29°
  • 30.21 in
  • 06:24 AM
  • 08:02 PM

Tonight

44°F Partly Cloudy

  • 8 mph ENE
  • 10%
  • 08:02 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

64°F

Few Clouds Feels like 64°
  • 10 mph E
  • 27%
  • 29°
  • 30.23 in
  • 06:23 AM
  • 08:03 PM

Tonight

38°F Mostly Clear

  • 10 mph NE
  • 10%
  • 08:03 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

66°F

Clear Feels like 66°
  • 16 mph E
  • 28%
  • 32°
  • 30.18 in
  • 06:28 AM
  • 08:04 PM

Tonight

42°F Partly Cloudy

  • 12 mph ENE
  • 0%
  • 08:04 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

65°F

Clear Feels like 65°
  • 14 mph E
  • 28%
  • 31°
  • 30.19 in
  • 06:20 AM
  • 07:57 PM

Tonight

41°F Partly Cloudy

  • 11 mph ENE
  • 0%
  • 07:57 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

61°F

Clear Feels like 61°
  • 13 mph ENE
  • 35%
  • 33°
  • 30.27 in
  • 06:24 AM
  • 08:06 PM

Tonight

35°F Clear

  • 9 mph ENE
  • 10%
  • 08:06 PM
  • Waxing Crescent