Central Iowa's Most Accurate Forecast

  • Local 5 Forecast on WeAreIowa.com

    A cloudy Saturday for central Iowa will quickly give way for a line of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The line will move into western Iowa during the afternoon hours and will arrive in the metro by early evening.

Des Moines

  • Saturday

    73°/ 50°
    Thunderstorms Precip: 90% Humidity: 57% Winds: SSW 15 mph
  • Sunday

    64°/ 46°
    Becoming Mos. Sunny Precip: 0% Humidity: 57% Winds: W 14 mph
  • Monday

    66°/ 44°
    Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Humidity: 69% Winds: W 13 mph
  • Tuesday

    53°/ 41°
    Partly Cloudy Precip: 10% Humidity: 57% Winds: WNW 12 mph
  • Wednesday

    62°/ 47°
    Partly Cloudy Precip: 0% Humidity: 52% Winds: NW 13 mph

Des Moines, IA 50321

69°F

Overcast Feels like 69°
  • 6 mph S
  • 87%
  • 65°
  • 29.76 in
  • 07:33 AM
  • 06:24 PM

Tonight

50°F Clear

  • 5 mph SSW
  • 0%
  • 06:24 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

61°F

Overcast Feels like 61°
  • 22 mph WNW
  • 97%
  • 60°
  • 29.78 in
  • 07:33 AM
  • 06:23 PM

Tonight

48°F Clear

  • 4 mph SW
  • 0%
  • 06:23 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

55°F

Overcast Feels like 55°
  • 20 mph NW
  • 88%
  • 52°
  • 29.87 in
  • 07:35 AM
  • 06:27 PM

Tonight

48°F Clear

  • 4 mph SW
  • 0%
  • 06:27 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

72°F

Few Clouds Feels like 72°
  • 12 mph SSE
  • 68%
  • 61°
  • 29.82 in
  • 07:28 AM
  • 06:19 PM

Tonight

51°F Partly Cloudy

  • 4 mph W
  • 0%
  • 06:19 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

55°F

Overcast Feels like 55°
  • 10 mph NW
  • 88%
  • 52°
  • 29.79 in
  • 07:37 AM
  • 06:24 PM

Tonight

46°F Clear

  • 2 mph SW
  • 0%
  • 06:24 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

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