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

53°F

Clear Feels like 53°
  • 9 mph WNW
  • 57%
  • 38°
  • 30.02 in
  • 07:30 AM
  • 06:27 PM

Tonight

43°F Clear

  • 11 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 06:27 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous

Ames, IA 50010

54°F

Clear Feels like 54°
  • 10 mph WNW
  • 55%
  • 38°
  • 30 in
  • 07:31 AM
  • 06:26 PM

Tonight

43°F Clear

  • 12 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 06:26 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous

Creston, IA 50801

52°F

Clear Feels like 52°
  • 8 mph WNW
  • 62%
  • 39°
  • 30.07 in
  • 07:33 AM
  • 06:31 PM

Tonight

41°F Mostly Clear

  • 13 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 06:31 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous

Ottumwa, IA 52501

53°F

Clear Feels like 53°
  • 9 mph NW
  • 71%
  • 44°
  • 29.98 in
  • 07:25 AM
  • 06:23 PM

Tonight

43°F Clear

  • 10 mph NW
  • 0%
  • 06:23 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

52°F

Clear Feels like 52°
  • 5 mph WNW
  • 54%
  • 36°
  • 30.02 in
  • 07:34 AM
  • 06:28 PM

Tonight

41°F Clear

  • 12 mph WNW
  • 0%
  • 06:28 PM
  • Waxing Gibbous