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

31°F

Overcast Feels like 19°
  • 17 mph W
  • 82%
  • 26°
  • 29.67 in
  • 07:03 AM
  • 05:54 PM

Tonight

11°F Clear

  • 12 mph WSW
  • 10%
  • 05:54 PM
  • Waning Gibbous

Ames, IA 50010

31°F

Overcast Feels like 20°
  • 16 mph SW
  • 82%
  • 26°
  • 29.64 in
  • 07:03 AM
  • 05:53 PM

Tonight

7°F Partly Cloudy

  • 12 mph W
  • 10%
  • 05:53 PM
  • Waning Gibbous

Creston, IA 50801

30°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 19°
  • 16 mph WSW
  • 86%
  • 27°
  • 29.69 in
  • 07:05 AM
  • 05:57 PM

Tonight

10°F Clear

  • 13 mph WSW
  • 10%
  • 05:57 PM
  • Waning Gibbous

Ottumwa, IA 52501

35°F

Overcast Feels like 23°
  • 24 mph WSW
  • 78%
  • 29°
  • 29.69 in
  • 06:57 AM
  • 05:50 PM

Tonight

14°F Mostly Clear

  • 15 mph WSW
  • 10%
  • 05:50 PM
  • Waning Gibbous

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

30°F

Overcast Feels like 18°
  • 18 mph SW
  • 86%
  • 27°
  • 29.61 in
  • 07:06 AM
  • 05:55 PM

Tonight

7°F Partly Cloudy

  • 11 mph WSW
  • 10%
  • 05:55 PM
  • Waning Gibbous