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 May 31st, 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 15th summer of Backyard BBQ! Enter to win your very own Backyard BBQ today!

This year's Grand Prize winner will receive a $3,500 landscape remodel in their backyard! 

Des Moines, IA 50321

26°F

Clear Feels like 26°
  • 0 mph
  • 84%
  • 22°
  • 30.2 in
  • 07:33 AM
  • 04:44 PM

Tonight

23°F Clear

  • 6 mph NNW
  • 0%
  • 04:44 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ames, IA 50010

24°F

Clear Feels like 24°
  • 3 mph NW
  • 91%
  • 22°
  • 30.19 in
  • 07:35 AM
  • 04:43 PM

Tonight

22°F Partly Cloudy

  • 3 mph NNW
  • 0%
  • 04:43 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Creston, IA 50801

30°F

Clear Feels like 23°
  • 7 mph NW
  • 60%
  • 18°
  • 30.19 in
  • 07:34 AM
  • 04:49 PM

Tonight

24°F Partly Cloudy

  • 5 mph NNE
  • 0%
  • 04:49 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Ottumwa, IA 52501

23°F

Clear Feels like 16°
  • 6 mph NW
  • 88%
  • 20°
  • 30.18 in
  • 07:27 AM
  • 04:41 PM

Tonight

24°F Partly Cloudy

  • 7 mph N
  • 0%
  • 04:41 PM
  • Waxing Crescent

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

19°F

Clear Feels like 12°
  • 5 mph E
  • 92%
  • 17°
  • 30.19 in
  • 07:39 AM
  • 04:43 PM

Tonight

18°F Partly Cloudy

  • 0 mph SSE
  • 0%
  • 04:43 PM
  • Waxing Crescent