DES MOINES- It’s a toasty Thursday out there!
Des Moines has officially topped out at 90° as of 2:30pm! Most other areas in central Iowa have reached the upper 80s to lower 90s.
The airport in Des Moines has also officially tied its record for this date (May 16th) which is 90° set back in 1894, 1936, and 1939. If the temperature goes any higher, Des Moines will set a new record!
This also marks the first time that Des Moines has had temperatures above 90° at the airport since September 20, 2018. The high that day was 91°.
Be sure to stay cool and drink plenty of water as the summer heat is now upon us!